MA in Music with an Emphasis in Education

Earn your master’s degree in music education at TWU.

Our master of arts (MA) degree in music with an emphasis in education is designed to help music educators enhance their skills as teachers and musicians. With a focus on both practical and theoretical perspectives, the program will develop your ability to instruct and inspire students to achieve musical excellence.

Our curriculum offers advanced study in teaching methods as well as the psychological and philosophical foundations of music education. Whether you are a band, choir, or orchestra director, a general music teacher, or serve as an instructor of other types of school-wide music classes at the elementary or secondary levels, our program can help you become a more effective teacher and form even greater connections to your students through music.

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The MA in Music with an Emphasis in Education prepares educator candidates for the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES) exam (State Board for Educator Certification through the Texas Education Agency). If you are a resident of another state, contact the Office of Educator Preparation Services to determine whether our program fulfills requirements to take the certification exam in your home state. 

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