Music Education, PhD

The doctoral program in music education consists of the Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education. The Ph.D. is tailored to meet the varying needs and interests of individuals seeking a terminal degree in Music Education. The Ph.D. is appropriate for those students who possess a strong background and interest in research. The Ph.D. places emphasis on research and research methodology training. Students entering the Ph.D. must have already completed a substantial thesis or research project as part of their master’s degree. For more information about this degree, please visit the Music Education Advising website.

MUS 535Philosophic Inquiry in Mus Ed4
MUS 543Music Teacher Education4
MUS 544Doctoral Seminar in Music Education (enrollment every semester) 10-2
Music Education Electives 26
Educational Psychology (EPSY) (8 hrs. required, minimum of 4 in the College of Education) 38
Educational Policy (EPS or C&I) (8 hrs. required, minimum of 4 in the College of Education) 48
Research methodology courses in College of Education 516
MUS 599Thesis Research (min/max applied toward degree)16-32
Total Hours64

Other Requirements:6

Other requirements may overlap
Masters Degree Required for Admission to PhD? Yes
Qualifying Exam Required: Yes
Preliminary Exam Required: Yes
Final Exam/Dissertation Defense Required: Yes
Dissertation Deposit Required: Yes
Minimum GPA: 3.0