West Chester University of Pennsylvania

College of Visual and Performing Arts



West Chester University, Main Hall

102 West Rosedale Avenue

West Chester, PA 19383

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. - Music History;M.M. - Performance;M.M. - Music Education;M.M. - Music Composition;M.M. - Piano Pedagogy;M.M. - Music Theory

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Music enhances and refines students' knowledge of the subject s well as instructional skills and strategis through performance, research, and teaching, while employing the latest curriculum trends, methodologies, and technologies. The School of Music is accredited by Middle States, National Council for teh Accreditation of Teacher Education, Pennsylvania Department of Education, and National Association of Schools of Music. The Kodaly and Orff-Schulwerk program concentrations are accredited by the Organization of American Kodaly Educators and American Orff-Schulwerk Association, respectively, and music education technology concentration meets certification requirements of TI:ME. The Music Library houses more than 25,000 volumes of musice in various formats and a collection of more than 25,000 sound recordings, and state-of-the-art equipment and materials in the technological laboratories and music education resource room.


Middle States Commission on Higher Education National Association of Schools of Art and Design National Association of Schools of Music National Association of Schools of Theatre National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education Organization of American Kodaly Educators Pennsylvania Department of Education

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 534.05 In State / 759.05 Out of State USD

In State Tuition (per year): 9831 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 13881 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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