Music Education Master (Online)

Our online master of music education program can help you enhance your career, develop your professional skills and fulfill your passion for music.

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Music Education Master (Online)

If you're a choral, instrumental or general music teacher, Northern's master of music education program’s online format is designed to fit into your busy life. It offers a flexible way to complete your advanced degree in two years while you retain your current job. You'll be stimulated, challenged and ready to move forward in the classroom and your career.


The program is practice-oriented and covers the essentials of research in music education, music theory, performance practices, conducting, pedagogy and music education management.

  • Learn from recognized leaders: Courses are taught by experienced and highly qualified faculty with years of successful classroom experience
  • Expand your knowledge, develop new skills and excel as a music educator with comprehensive instruction in choral, instrumental and general music

Northern is accredited at the undergraduate level by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and has successfully achieved NASM Plan Approval accreditation status for its Master of Music Education degree.



For information on career development, contact the NSU Career Center.

Course Requirements 

Enter the program fall, spring or summer term. You'll take 30 credits, most online; and spend one week each summer at Northern's beautiful campus. Students must complete 12 courses to graduate: two courses each fall and spring term, and three in the summer.

Music Education (MME) Course Requirements


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