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Degree Overview

North Greenville University’s (NGU) Master of Music Education (M.M.Ed.) degree is designed to equip music educators who want to expand upon their knowledge and skills of teaching music styles, musical programs, and technology in the classroom. A distinctively Christ-centered learning environment, here you will have the opportunity to exchange creative ideas with noted and supportive faculty who are committed to helping you achieve your master’s degree. For class scheduling flexibility, this program is offered fully online plus you can choose full time or part-time program options.

M.M.Ed. Objectives

In this 30-hour program, Music Education professionals will expand upon their music education through the study of history, theory, and techniques in the music field. The degree sets students apart by providing training not only in musical concepts and teaching styles but also new methods of instruction and specialized areas of teaching music.

As part of the program, you will have the opportunity to choose one of the following concentrations of specialization:
• Choral Music
• Elementary Music
• Instrumental Music

Degree Formats

Benefit from flexible class formats to accommodate your busy schedule which includes 100% online, traditional in-class
sessions, and a hybrid option that blends both in-class and online.

  • Online
  • On Campus
  • Blended
  • 30 Credit hours
  • 8 Weeks per term
  • 5 Start dates per year

M.M.Ed. Curriculum

Each class prepares licensed music teachers with information and techniques that can be taken and applied to their current classroom curriculum. This innovative, practice-oriented program will increase your knowledge and skills personally and professionally.

Two prerequisites to note for this degree program are:
• A valid teacher’s certificate
• A degree in music education

To learn more about the Master of Music Education degree, connect with NGU through the “Request Info” form provided below.

Sample Courses

Course TitleCreditsClass Formats
MMED 5210 – History of Music Education2Online Only
MMED 5220 – Current Issues of Music Ed.2Online Only
MMED 6300 – Analytical Techniques3Online Only
MMED 6310 – Techniques of Research3Online Only
MMED 6340 – Psychology of Music Ed.3Online Only