2018-2019 Graduate Course Catalog 
    
    Aug 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education Professional Certification, MMus


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Contact:

Speranza Migliore, Graduate Admissions Recruiter, School of Education, 111 Waverly Avenue, Suite 230, 315-443-2505, e-gradrcrt@syr.edu

Description

The music education graduate degree program is designed for students who will have met all requirements for a New York State Music teaching certificate at the time of entry into the program. This one-year music education professional certification program (Master of Music-M.Mus degree) provides an environment of excellence under which one can continue to develop the understanding and skills necessary to become a competent, independent teacher of music.

The Master of Music (M.Mus) in Music Education allows for the concentration of graduate studies to focus on music and music education coursework with the possibility of degree completion within a one-year period (including some summer study). 

Student Learning Outcomes


Music Research (Graduate Sequence):
a. conduct research studies and utilize findings in fields of artistic or pedagogical practice.

Harmony and Analysis (Graduate Sequence):

a. identify/describe advanced elements and organizational patterns of music and their aural and verbal analysis.

b. identify/describe advanced musical forms, processes, and structures.

Comprehensive Exam/Thesis/Lecture Recital (Graduate Sequence):

a. create and present a culminating demonstration integrating research and practice.

Theoretical and Pedagogical Knowledge Student Learning Outcome:

a. demonstrate knowledge of best teaching practices when designing and implementing learning segments with lesson plans that purposefully address student learning assessments within diverse populations of students.
 

Program Requirements


Required Courses


Additional Degree Requirements


  • Students must complete either a master’s thesis, lecture recital, or a comprehensive evaluation examination.

Students who obtained their New York teaching certificate before DASA training was required must complete DASA training as part of degree requirements. 

Total Credits Required: 33


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