Online Master of Music, Music Education

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Online master of music, music education degree

Summer 2024 Course Offerings

First Five-Week Session, June 10 – July 12
Courses offered online, asynchronous through the Canvas Learning Management System
MUED 832 Engaging Student Learning through Instructional Design (3)
MUED 838 Inclusive Music Education
MUED 843 Intro to Research in Music Education(3)
MUSC 846 Analytical Perspectives (3) (music theory analysis/music history)
MUED 928 Capstone: Impacting the Future of Music Education (3) 

Second Five-Week Session, July 15 – August 15
Courses offered online, asynchronous
MUED 836 Psychology & Sociology of Music (3)
MUED 845 History & Philosophy: American Music Education (3)

Courses offered in person, Westbrook Music Building,
July 15 – July 26
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
MUED 893 Orff Schulwerk Level I
MUED 893 Orff Schulwerk Level III 

Fall 2024 Course Offerings

Course offered online, asynchronous
MUSC 848 Expert Teaching in Music

Spring 2025 Course Offerings

Course offered online, asynchronous
MUSC 840 Creative Performance in Music (3) (music performance) 

Flexible for a teacher's busy life;
Skills & knowledge for a rewarding music teaching career

Apply now to the new online music education master's degree in the Glenn Korff School of Music. This 30 credit hour program can be completed in just over two years: 2 courses in each of three summers, plus 1 course during each fall and spring semester in between.

The degree program meets the needs of our graduate students who are practicing teachers and helps students meet their continuing education goals in a convenient and meaningful way.

Online Master of Music, Music Education Brochure

Summer 2024 Graduate Music Education Fellowships

Qualifications: Applicants must be newly accepted and admitted into the University of Nebraska – Lincoln Master of Music Education degree option for Summer 2024. Recipients must register for and complete a minimum of six credit hours of music/music education courses from among the UNL 2024 Summer Session offerings.

Responsibilities: This fellowship provides financial support to students to pursue summer graduate studies without associated teaching or research responsibilities that typically are expected of assistantship recipients. These fellowships are merit-based to support highly qualified students wanting to begin graduate studies in music education.

Remuneration: $1,000.00

Application and Deadline: Review of applications will begin May 15, 2024 and fellowships will be awarded based on merit and the date which the degree application was completed. All students who are first-time applicants to the University of Nebraska – Lincoln online master’s program in music education for Summer 2024 will automatically be considered for receipt of a limited number of fellowships. No separate fellowship application is required. Start the degree application process by accessing our website at