M.M. in Music Education

College of Arts and Humanities
MUE 500Methods & Materials Of Research3
MUE 503Philosophical Foundations Of Music Educ3
MUE 510Current Trends In Music Education3
Select 6 semester hours in music education6
Select 3 semester hours in applied music4
Select 3 semester hours in music theory3
Select 3 semester hours in music history3
Select 5 semester hours in free electives3
Select 3 semester hours in concentration electives3
MUE 698Recital Research1
Applied lesson
VOI/AIM/PIA 696Recital1
Candidates desiring to pursue the recital option in voice must audition before the voice jury and receive permission to pursue that option before earning 15 graduate semester hours or after completing VOI 543, whichever comes first
Total Credits Required34

All students in M.M. programs in music education also must complete a comprehensive exit examination.  Students not holding Level I Certification in music education must complete prerequisite undergraduate work prior to admission into a graduate program that requires Level I Certification.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via my WCU and consult their Graduate Coordinator.  For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; courses offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Research Report Option

Year One
SummerCredits
Cognate Selected from Music History or Music Theory3
Elective3
Applied Music1-2
Select one of the following MUE Core courses:3
Methods Materials Of Research 
Philosophical Foundations Of Music Educ 
Current Trends In Music Education 
 Credits10-11
Year Two
Summer
Cognate Selected from Music History or Music Theory3
Elective3
Applied Music1-2
Select one of the following MUE Core courses:3
Methods Materials Of Research 
Philosophical Foundations Of Music Educ 
Current Trends In Music Education 
 Credits10-11
Year Three
Summer
MUE 503 or 510 (MUE Core)Philosophical Foundations Of Music Educ3
MUE 691Research Seminar In Music2
Elective3
 Credits8
Year Four
Summer
MUE 692Research Report2
Elective3
Comprehensive Exit Exam0
 Credits5
  1. Any remedial courses required as a result of Graduate Admission Test must be taken the fall and/or spring prior to entering the Year 1 - Summer Sequence. Upon completion, apply for Change of Admission Status to Full Matriculation.
  2. Elective: Music Education (6), Concentration (3), Free (3).
  3. Cognate courses must be completed by the end of Year 2 - Summer.
  4. After completion of remedial (if required), MUE 500, and 12-14 credits, apply for Admission to Candidacy for the Degree.
  5. Submit Intent to Graduate Card by posted deadline during Year 4 - Summer.