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Online Master of Music Degree in Music Education

Reenergize yourself and transform your career in music education without leaving home and family. Join us for the opportunity to learn from a diverse faculty of accomplished musicians, scholars, researchers, and educators.

With a BU Graduate Music Education Degree You Will:

  • Advance quickly through an accelerated curriculum with competitive cost
  • Further your knowledge on a schedule that fits your busy lifestyle
  • 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

Boston University Is Top-Ranked and Fully Accredited

As the oldest degree-granting music program in the United States, BU 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 degree online for students no matter where they live.

  • 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)

About BU’s Graduate Degree Programs in Online Music Education

Boston University’s graduate programs in music education have been created for the continuing growth of forward-thinking leaders and educators who serve as advocates for the importance of music in our lives, communities, and schools.

Our contemporary curriculum is taught by BU scholars in music education, theory, and musicology who are leaders in their fields. They are eager to share their expertise with you because they love to teach and are committed to expanding the number of highly qualified music educators in the field.

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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.