Rutgers Arts Online

Nurturing Creative Talent Online

Earn a Masters of Music (MM) in Music Education Online!

Combine your passion for music and music education and prepare yourself for the next level in your educational and professional trajectory.


The Curriculum


Our well-rounded, 30-credit curriculum consists of 18 credits of study in music education and 12 credits in music history, music theory and ethnomusicology.


Some of our online course offerings include:


  • Comprehensive Study of World Music
  • Form and Analysis for Music Educators
  • Integrating Technology into the Music Curriculum
  • Applied Research in Music Education


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The Online Advantage


  • Learn from anywhere on your own schedule
  • Balance your studies with other life commitments
  • Enjoy intimate class sizes and close online interactions with faculty and peers
  • Complete your study all year round, part-time, or full-time
  • Choose from Fall and Spring start points

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Admission Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in music or music education (with or without a teacher certification) from an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • At least one year of teaching experience
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement (1-2 pages) with career objectives
  • Video of teaching (5-10 minutes) or letters of reference which address the applicant’s teaching experience
  • 5-10 page academic paper on a subject in music history, music theory or music education