M.M/M.S. in Music Education: Professional Certification

Syracuse University's graduate programs in music education provide an environment of excellence where one can develop the understanding and skills necessary to become a competent, independent, life-long learner and music educator. They provide students with opportunities to nurture and develop optimal teaching competencies, artistry and musicianship, and philosophical, theoretical, and historical perspectives of music and music education.

The 33-credit programs for Professional Certification in Music Education are designed for students who already hold or are in the process of applying for New York State initial teaching certification in music. Each contains graduate coursework in music and education, however:

  • The Masters of Science (M.S.) program coursework has a concentration in education
  • The Masters of Music (M.M.) program coursework has a concentration in music

Our faculty pursue a diverse array of areas in music education scholarship and are active scholars and performers. The music education faculty at Syracuse University is also committed to maintaining a high level of involvement with schools in the surrounding region.

Program Contact:

Speranza Migliore

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