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  1. What Can I Do with a Master’s in Music Education Degree?

    As the National Association for Music Education points out, music education is not just a study of music or education, it is also the study of people, places, and cultures. For this reason, music educators come from all varieties of professional, cultural, and educational backgrounds. Although master’s degrees can offer… Read more >

  2. How to Become a Private Music Teacher

    The value of music education encompasses both the emotional and cultural impact of experiencing music and the way that learning music enhances our brains. Research suggests that learning to play an instrument can enhance someone’s mental acuity and ability to retain information. This research, as well as the experiences of… Read more >

  3. Salary Outlook for Master’s in Music Education Graduates

    The career path for a graduate with a Master’s in Music Education can vary from public schools and private schools, postsecondary schools, choir or ensemble directors to private instruction. Salary ranges vary depending not only on region, but also on the chosen area of instruction. The Berklee College of Music’s… Read more >

  4. Jobs for Music Education Graduates

    The great Chinese philosopher Confucius wrote “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without,” nearly 2,500 years ago. This truth remains; music is a life force that nurtures the human spirit, provides inspiration, and awakens creativity. Our lives would not be complete without music. Teaching is… Read more >

  5. How to Get Started in Music Education

    Music teachers have the unique opportunity to use their creativity both for their own music and to fan the flames of others’ talent. However, it can be difficult to find out how to become a music teacher and develop the skills that are essential for inspiring your students. This article… Read more >

  6. Master’s in Education vs Music Education: What’s the Difference?

    Teachers are change agents. They encourage, motivate and lead students to new paths of discovery. Whatever the subject, teachers make a profound impact on their students, and society as a whole. Music teachers have the added joy of fostering creative energy from their students and helping to nourish innate talents… Read more >

  7. The Importance of a Music Education Degree

    Some of our most vivid memories come from the music classroom. Remember the first time you picked up an instrument and got it to make a sound? It might not have been the right sound, but there’s nothing quite like that moment of realization: You have the ability to create… Read more >

  8. Is an Online Course Right for Me?

    Reputable and accredited universities across the globe are focusing more and more of their resources on graduate programs conducted online. The reason is clear; students seeking an advanced degree need advanced education programs that fit into their hurried lives and demanding schedules. Online courses and degree programs provide flexibility for… Read more >

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