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graduate program

About the Program

The Master of Music in Music Education offers professional music educators an opportunity to continue development of their expertise and skills. UTB prepares music educators for the 21st century.

Graduate Studies for the 21st Century

  • Nationally recognized Orff certification
  • Unique and diverse course offerings:
    - Hispanic Art Music
    - Orff Certification: Levels I, II and III
  • Music Education: A Multi-Cultural View for the 21st Century
  • Internationally and nationally acclaimed music faculty of performers, scholars and educators
  • Outstanding opportunities to perform, teach and become a leading music educator for the 21st century
  • Music-educator-friendly scheduling
  • Excellent opportunities for students from Mexico seeking training in music education and pedagogy
  • Minutes from beautiful South Padre Island
  • Patron of the Arts music series, featuring the finest musicians and chamber groups from Europe, Asia, Latin America and the U.S. (

Degree Concentrations and Requirements

The Master of Music in Music Education is 36 credit hours and designed specifically for professional music educators. Concentrations available:

  • Instrumental Emphasis (winds, strings, percussion, guitar and piano)
  • Vocal Emphasis
  • Elementary and General Music Emphasis

Assistantships and Financial Aid Available

Graduate teaching assistantships available in:

            - Accompanying

            - Chamber music

            - Class guitar

             - Class piano

             - Music education

             - Music history

             - Music theory

Scholarships and fellowships available through the UTB Graduate Studies Office

Financial aid and education loan programs through the UTB Financial Aid Office


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