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Music MM – Music Education Emphasis

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UNC's Music Educator's Intensive (MEI) is a Mostly Online Master of Music Degree

Welcome to the mostly online delivery of our Music Master of Music (MM) – Music Education Emphasis. UNC's School of Visual and Performing Arts brings this "Music Educator's Intensive (MEI)" program to you through UNC Extended Campus.

The only face-to-face requirements are three-week interactive workshop sessions each Summer in mid-to-late June, so you can fit coursework around your teaching schedule.

This degree will help you enrich your musical competencies, deepen your professional understandings and skills, and develop personal qualities that are essential for success in a world and profession characterized by perpetual change.

The program integrates current innovations in music and the classroom with an in-depth exploration of traditions and historical roots, all with the flexibility to tailor your studies to your academic interests and career goals. Best of all, you will learn from UNC’s renowned faculty and guest instructors who are leaders in music education.

Inspire Your Students to Love Music

This program is intended for working band, choir, vocal and music teachers. If you are not already a licensed teacher but have a music degree, contact us about adding in teacher licensure coursework.

UNC is one of the country’s premier universities for music teachers—with a heritage for providing students with personalized attention. This music education master’s degree will prepare you for advanced teaching responsibilities, leadership roles, and higher-paying positions. You will deepen your knowledge of music, expand your range of teaching techniques, and achieve better outcomes in the classroom. You will also be highly prepared if you choose to pursue doctoral-level study.

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Credits Required:
Time to Completion:
2 years (see Courses & Requirements)
$520/credit hour

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Please refer questions to:

Mark Allwein


Program Coordinator:

Mark Montemayor


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