Douglas T. Owens, Graduate Program Director
The College of Arts and Letters and the F. Ludwig Diehn School of Music offer the Master of Music Education degree with concentrations in Applied Studies (performance, conducting, composition), Research, and Pedagogy. The graduate degree is designed to develop advanced knowledge of broad-based principles and practices in music and music education for application in the public or private school, private studio, or higher education setting. A minimum of 34 semester hours of coursework is required to complete the degree, with the hours distributed according to the area of concentration. The degree does not provide Virginia state licensure for teaching.