Kodály Music Education Master of Music (M.M.) – Music Education Specialization

Requirements and Curriculum


Applicants must apply and be admitted by both the Graduate School and the School of Music, Theatre and Dance to begin this degree program.

You are required to complete 15 online graduate-level credits in addition to an on-campus summer residency program each summer. During your final semester of coursework, you must successfully complete a written and oral examination before the master's degree is awarded.

2021 Summer Residency

The next Kodaly Institute residency program is scheduled to take place July 17-31, 2021. This year's residency will be virtual, featuring both synchronous and asynchronous formats. (Students need to be available for synchronous class between 8 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. Mountain Time). Detailed schedules will be shared prior to the start of class to those who register.

Program Curriculum

Through this graduate degree, you will take a variety of courses that cover topics such as pedagogy and folk song literature, folk song analysis and retrieval, conducting, Solfège/musicianship, and choir.

On-campus courses

Note: Summer 2021 courses will be offered virtually, in synchronous and asynchronous formats.

Online courses

You may be required to take additional coursework as determined by diagnostic examinations and/or your graduate advisor.

What Next?

  • Learn more about being a student in this program, including information about course structure, assignments, time commitments, and interaction with peers and faculty.

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