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Department of Music Academic ProgramsGraduate

Master of Music Education, MME

Dr. Nancy K. Klein, Graduate Program Advisor

The Master of Music Education degree is designed to stress the development of advanced knowledge of broad-based principles and practices in music and music education for application in the public or private school, private studio, or higher education setting. A minimum of 34 to 37 semester hours of course work is required to complete the degree, with the hours distributed according to the area of concentration. Virginia Department of Education licensure is not included with this degree.

Not sure which Option to choose below?

No problem. Students may begin specific work on an Option right away. However, an Option does not have to be declared to be accepted to the MME program until 12 credits have been completed toward the degree.

MME Concentration Areas

Applied Studies or Conducting Option

34 semester hours

View the official MME Applied Studies or Conducting Option degree requirements in the ODU Catalog.

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Research Option

34 semester hours

View the official MME Research Option degree requirements in the ODU Catalog.

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Seminar Option

37 semester hours

View the official MME Seminar Option degree requirements in the ODU Catalog.

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MME Program Admission Requirements

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