Graduate Music Education Summer Courses 2020

  • A view of music on a music stand as a student plays in a band rehearsal
  • Earn Graduate Credit in 10 Days of Coursework on the IUP Campus

    Jump-start your master’s degree, earn continuing education hours, or recharge your teaching batteries at IUP’s summer intensive session! Held on the IUP campus, you can earn up to five hours of graduate credit in just 10 days of coursework.

    Students can complete the MA in Music Education with our online and summer program, designed for working teachers.

    For more information, please contact Matt Baumer, graduate coordinator, at, or visit the IUP Summer Sessions website.

    Summer Intensive Term Course Offerings (June 15–26)

    MUSC 502: Advanced Instrumental Conducting (2 cr)

    Dr. Tim Paul

    This course is an intensive study of large instrumental works. Skill development of each individual will be stressed.

    Ryan Beeken conducting a student choirMUSC 620: Foundations of Music Education (3 cr)

    Dr. Carl Rahkonen

    Study of historical, philosophical, and social foundation of music education, including educational thought and implications for school music programs.