College of Arts and Humanities

Master of Music Education (MME)

Master of Music Education (MME)

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Students will no longer be admitted into the Master of Music Education (MME) beginning Fall 2024. Students should discuss program options with an advisor in the College of Arts and Humanities.

Master of Music Education (MME) offered in Online formats.

Master of Music Education (MME)

The St. Louis Master of Music Education degree (MS) program will enable certified, practicing K-12 educators to expand their knowledge of the field and improve their musicianship and leadership skills. 

About the Master's in Music Education at Lindenwood University

Courses in this St. Louis music education master's degree program include Research Methods, Research and Scholastic Writing, Foundations of Music Education, Contemporary Issues in Music Education, Curriculum Analysis and Design, Analysis of Teaching and Learning Behavior, Leadership in K-12 Music Programs, Conducting and Literature, and Arranging. They are presented in an online format.

As a graduate students in the College of Arts and Humanities, you may take only one tutorial or independent study course and may enroll in a maximum of nine graduate credit hours per semester. You may not receive graduate credit for any course designated as a dually-enrolled course if you received credit for the undergraduate version of that course.

You will be allowed to complete a Thesis or a Non-Thesis/Applied Project option for graduation. You can find more information about these options on the Lindenwood Graduate Catalog.

Admission to the Masters in Music Education Program

Your application will be initially reviewed by the director of graduate admissions. Once you are admitted to Lindenwood, you should provide the additional required materials as directed.

In addition to the requirements of all graduate students, applicants to the College of Arts and Humanities should complete and/or submit the following:

•  Transcripts demonstrating completion of undergraduate degree in related field with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in all major coursework.

•  The official results from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) if GPA is below 3.0.

•  Three letters of recommendation submitted through school portal.

•  1,000-word statement of purpose describing applicant’s goals.

•   Specific deliverables depending on area of study, such as a writing sample and/or portfolio of work, brought to on-campus interview.

Music Faculty at Lindenwood University

Music Faculty at Lindenwood are experienced educators and musicians, easily accessible for students, knowledgeable in their fields, and willing to pass on their knowledge and experience to you.