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Join a student body full of performers, learn from professors who are exceptional scholars and performing artists, and become part of the strong traditions of the department of music at Mississippi College. This unique music program in Mississippi, the Master of Music in Music Education, is designed to give students the knowledge, understanding, skills and appreciation of music necessary to fulfill their professional dreams in the music field. As a student in the Music Education Master’s degree program, you’ll gain the knowledge of music history and music theory necessary to pass on your passion to other students as an educator.
This Master’s degree in Mississippi is designed for music teachers who want to continue developing musicianship skills, delve deeper into the foundations of music education, and focus on areas of teaching. Elective music education courses may be taken according to the student’s area of expertise and teaching, in addition to the requisite graduate-level courses. As a graduate of the Master of Music in Music Education program, students can pursue or further careers as educators in elementary or secondary schools or continue study in leading doctoral programs in Mississippi and throughout the country.
Many private liberal arts colleges offer excellent educations but with little flexibility. Mississippi College offers an exceptional combination of the two. If you’re a working adult with multiple responsibilities, Mississippi College can help make education more accessible for you. This music education program is designed specifically for you, and offers educators the ability to utilize day courses during the summer and evening courses during the fall and spring semesters.
If you are searching for music schools in Mississippi and have become interested in our Master of Music program, contact Mississippi College today and speak with an admissions representative about how our program can complement your lifestyle and enhance your music education career.
Students pursuing a music education path can explore job possibilities through our comprehensive career advising, wherever you are in your learning experience at Mississippi College. Whether your questions are about music education major requirements, a music education major salary or employment statistics, we have the answers you need.
For students on the path toward music education degree jobs, there are opportunities to guide others in music theory and application in a variety of industries and settings, including the following:
The current outlook for music education major jobs shows an average music education degree salary of $64,300.
For more music education degree career information, visit our Career Services department.
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