Hampton University

The Graduate College

Music Education


The Graduate College, Hampton University

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

United States


1-757-727-5454 or 1-



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.T.- Middle School;M.T.- Secondary School

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Graduate programs in Education are offered at the Hampton University and College of Virginia Beach campuses and offered online through Hampton University Online These programs include the Master in Teaching degree program in biology, English, mathematics, and music and the Master of Arts in Education on the main campus, a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership at the College of Virginia Beach. The program in Education collaborates with the Graduate College and Hampton University Online to offer online degree programs leading to the Master of Science in Education in Curriculum and Instruction and to the Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Management. The doctoral program was initiated during the 2010-2011 academic year and the master’s degree program during the 2011-2012 academic year. The programs offered through the College of Virginia Beach are described in the College of Virginia Beach section of this Catalog. All licensure programs meet Virginia State Certification requirements and are state-approved programs. Only a summary of the graduate portion of the Master in Teaching degree programs is provided below since detailed entry-level admission, progression and retention information for this five-year, baccalaureate to graduate degree, program is provided in the Department of Education portion in the College of Education and Continuing Studies section of this Catalog. More detailed information about the online degree programs are provided in the Hampton University Online section of this Catalog. The honor society in education Kappa Delta Pi is open to all qualified graduate students in the education programs. The Master in Teaching degree program is designed primarily to serve as an integrated Bachelor/Master’s program to achieve initial licensure at the Secondary Level in Biology, English or mathematics and at the PK-12 levels in music. Teacher candidates who complete the dual degree accredited teacher preparation program receive Virginia teacher certification and are eligible for reciprocal certification in over 40 states.


All programs offered in the Department of Education are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). All programs are also approved by the Department of Education of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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