University of The Pacific

Gladys L. Benerd School of Education

Master of Music in Music Education


3601 Pacific Avenue

Stockton, CA 95211

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Music in Music Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

University of the Pacific’s Conservatory of Music, in conjunction with Pacific’s Gladys L. Benerd School of Education, offers a Master of Music in Music Education degree program designed for students with an undergraduate degree in music education. Students complete 33 units of coursework and, given proficient performance on coursework and examinations, graduates of the program are eligible for a Teaching Credential in Music.

The Music Education program offers a core course of study along with numerous electives that provide an individualized program that caters to each student’s specific career goals. Students choose to pursue a thesis-based research track, or a non-thesis advanced technique track, both of which include ample opportunity for independent research, regional fieldwork and experiential learning.


The University of the Pacific is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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