Appalachian State University

Cratis D. Williams Graduate School

Music Education


John E. Thomas Student Services Building

P.O. Box 32068

Boone, NC 28608

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Music Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Music Education Graduate Degree Program in the Hayes School of Music of Appalachian State University takes as its mission the practice and propagation of scholarship in music education that develops advanced-level professional music educators. This is accomplished particularly through exemplary educational and experiential preparation, as well as through the research, creative, and service activities of the school’s music education students and faculty. Toward the accomplishment of its mission, the Music Education Program values integrity, collaboration, diversity, inclusiveness, and the continued personal, artistic, and intellectual growth of its faculty and students. Three concentrations are available: General Music, Band Directing, and Choral Directing


Appalachian State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, a regional accreditation agency. National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The National Association of Schools of Music.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36-39

In State Tuition (per year): 6557 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 18369 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town

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