The Master of Arts in Music Education degree furthers Adams State University’s mission by providing educational opportunities for K-12 teachers to earn a master’s degree in music education at a reasonable cost. The Music Education master’s program furthers students’ musical and professional growth, enhances the success of the students they serve, and provides graduate coursework necessary for additional salary credit. The degree offers two tracks, using the cohort model. For the first track, all courses are delivered online and require a three-day summer residency at the beginning of the degree program. The second track is a combined online/on-campus program. Students in this track enroll in the same online core and supporting courses as the first track. Students in the second track choose an area of concentration in performance, composition, or conducting, in lieu of electives. These courses are delivered face-to-face and require a two semester residency in addition to the summer residency at the beginning of the degree program.
Students desiring to enroll in the Master of Arts degree program in Music Education must:
All applicants must submit the following information to the Department of Music, Adams State University, 208 Edgemont Blvd., Suite 3040, Alamosa, CO 81101.
The department chair will notify students of admission decisions.
All candidates for a master’s degree in music education must meet graduation requirements as set forth in the Adams State University Academic Catalog.
A three-day residency on the Adams State campus in Alamosa, Colorado is required.
with concentrations in:
A three-day residency on the Adams State campus in Alamosa, Colorado is required. An additional on-campus residency during the first two semesters of the program is required for completion of courses in the concentration area.