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Achieve Your Dream and Advance Your Career With a BU Online Graduate Music Education Degree Program:

  • Online Master of Music Degree in Music Education
  • Online Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education

Our degree programs will help you revitalize your practice, advance in your career, and prepare for leadership in the field – all without suspending your career or leaving home and family.

BU Online Graduate Music Education Degree Programs Are Carefully Designed for The Working Professional. You Will:

  • Advance quickly through an accelerated curriculum with competitive cost
  • Further your knowledge on a schedule that fits your busy lifestyle
  • Learn from a diverse faculty of accomplished musicians, scholars, researchers, and educators
  • Access Boston University’s extensive, world-class resources
  • Join a global network of music educators
  • Earn a respected advanced degree in as little as 20 months

About BU’s Graduate Degree Programs in Online Music Education

Boston University is the oldest degree-granting music program in the United States; we practically invented music education in America. For generations, graduate students relocated to Boston to matriculate. Now, the BU School of Music offers the same excellent Master of Music in Music Education and the Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education degrees online for students no matter where they live. Each program offers you the opportunity to study with thought leaders, policy makers, and innovators in music education. These men and women, like you, want to make an impact on the lives of their students and the field of music education. Join us for the opportunity to work with the largest faculty of music educators in the country and an international student body who will become esteemed colleagues and lifelong contacts.

BU Is Top-Ranked and Fully Accredited

  • BU grads rank 7th in the U.S. and 17th in the world among schools for employability
  • BU places 41st in the U.S. News & World Report rankings of national universities and 54th in the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
  • BU is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC, Inc.) and the School of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

CAGS: A New Alternative

If you already have a Master's Degree, but the time and commitment needed to obtain a doctoral degree is just not possible, BU's online Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in Music Education offers you a convenient new alternative. The 32-credit CAGS program, which most students should be able to complete in 18 - 24 months, will enhance your technological skills and revitalize your practice with new methods based on the latest theory - all without leaving your community or the job you love.

Oldest School of Music + the Latest Online Curriculum = Excellence

Our contemporary curriculum is taught by a faculty of scholars in music education, theory, and musicology who are on the leading edge of research in the field. You will plan, implement and measure the latest teaching techniques and theories. Both the master’s in music education and doctor of musical arts degree programs offer you an education that anticipates future trends and the use of new technology while providing a solid grounding in theory and history.

Join us. Let’s get started.

Enrollment in the MM or DMA in Music Education program offered by Boston University does not lead to a public school (p–12) teacher licensure or a subject field endorsement (for public P–12 Schools) in Arkansas.