Ball State University

School of Music

Music Education


2000 W. University Avenue

Muncie, IN 47306

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. - major in music;M.M. - major in music education;, D.A. - emphases in music education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts is designed for students who are interested in a broad coverage of the discipline of music at the graduate level. The Master of Music offers in-depth study for students highly gifted in music performance, composition, or research. Majors include music performance, conducting, woodwinds, piano chamber music/accompanying, music history and musicology, music education, music theory, and music composition. The Doctor of Arts degree is designed to prepare superior musicians for careers that may combine teaching, performance, and scholarship. The program integrates depth of preparation in one of the traditional disciplines of music with a required core, an area of secondary emphasis, several supervised college teaching experiences, and the dissertation. The successful graduate will be an effective and productive artist/scholar who is qualified to perform professionally or to teach a specific music discipline at the college or university level and to take on secondary teaching assignments characteristic of many faculty positions.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral Granting

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants can learn more by contacting staff in the Ball State Financial Aid Office. You are encouraged to complete the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid. School FASFA Code: 178600

Locale: Midsize City

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