Music Education, MA

  • A music student plays a saxophone
  • Reach new heights in teaching and performance  

    The 30-credit Master of Arts in Music Education program is an online and summer-intensive program designed for the working K-12 music teacher.


    The program can be completed in two years while taking a manageable five credits per term. During the fall and winter semesters you'll take classes online, and during two summers you attend intensive sessions.

    As a student you will:

    • Take courses in music pedagogy, education learning theory, research, and performance
    • Improve your skills as an administrator of music programs at your school
    • Focus on those periods of music history that most interest you
    • Have the option of auditioning for one of IUP's ensembles
    • Take advantage of one of the best music libraries in Pennsylvania
    • Qualify for PDE Level II Certification for teaching music K-12

    Meet the Coordinator 

    Dr. Ryan Beeken
    111 Cogswell Hall
    Phone: (724) 357-4408