Northeastern Illinois University

College of Arts and Sciences

Master of Arts in Music - Applied Music Pedagogy

Address:

5500 N. St. Louis Avenue

Graduate Admissions, Room D-101D

Chicago, IL 60625

United States

Phone:

1-773-442-6001

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Music - Applied Music Pedagogy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate program in music offers a Master of Arts degree in Applied Music Pedagogy. It serves (1) students preparing for college level teaching, (2) students preparing for advanced graduate studies (DMA, Ph. D), and (3) elementary and secondary private studio teachers. The core classes of the degree are advanced seminars in Pedagogy and Repertoire culminating in a Thesis Project and Recital pertinent to your primary instrument. Northeastern Illinois University is one of the only universities in the region to offer a degree in pedagogy. Careers • College level teaching • Elementary and secondary private studio teachers • Recording artist • Performer • Vocalist • Studio musician • Advanced degree (DMA, Ph.D) The following sequences require a total of 32 credit hours. Participation in large or small ensembles for a minimum of three terms is required. Applied Music Pedagogy MUS-424 Music Bibliography and Research...................3 cr. MUS-431 Advanced Applied Music Pedagogy I..............3 cr. MUS-432 Advanced Applied Music Pedagogy II.............2 cr. MUS-428 Music Repertoire Seminar................................6 cr. Applied Music (400-level)..................................................8 cr. MUS-481 Thesis Seminar...................................................3 cr. Electives……………………………………………………………………..7 cr.

Accreditation:

The University has regional accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges. In addition, the university also is accredited through several disciplinary bodies.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 32

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): In-state $364.60 Out-of-state $671.60 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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