Menu

M.S. in Secondary Education with a Concentration in Music

Are you a licensed music teacher with a bachelor’s degree looking to enhance your qualifications?

Our M.S. Ed. program offers a concentration in music that provides 30 hours of graduate-level coursework for in-depth knowledge of music educational content, as well as an understanding of theories relating to pedagogy and learning. A significant portion of graduate coursework may be taken as applied study, ie. instrumental or vocal lessons.

The concentration in music meets required accreditation outcomes, prepares candidates with required research skills, guarantees that curriculum needs are met, and adds the recognition of a concentration in music to the M.S. Ed. degree.

Required Courses

Core Courses (12 Credit Hours)
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
EDUC-H 520 Education and Social Issues 3
EDUC-P 507 Assessment in Schools 3
EDUC-S 590 Research in Secondary Education 3
and either
MUS-E 527 Advanced Instrumental Methods 3
Or
MUS-E 528 Advanced Choral Methods 3
Music Content Area Courses (18 Credit Hours)
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
MUS-E 527 Advanced Instrumental Methods 3
MUS-E 528 Advanced Choral Methods 3
MUS-E 529 Special Topics in Music Ed 2-3
MUS-E 545 Guided Professional Experiences*** 1-3
MUS-E 567 Techniques of String Class Teaching 3
MUS-E 569 Seminar in Class Piano Teaching 1
MUS-G 566 Interpreting and Conducting Band Literature 3
MUS-K 503 Projects in Electronic Music 3
MUS-K 710 Composition Graduate Elective 2-4
MUS-M 502 Composers 3
MUS-M 530 Contemporary Music 3
MUS-M 543 Keyboard Literature 1700-1850 3
MUS-M 566 Ethnic Music Survey 3
MUS-M 656 Music since 1900 3
MUS-T 512 Theory Review for Graduate Students 3

* If not taken as education core course.
** If not taken as education core course.
***Graduate-level ensemble participation: choir, concert band, brass band, orchestra.

Applied Study Options

A maximum of 8 of the 18 credit hours of graduate music coursework may be taken as applied study. Applied study courses are typically offered for 2 credit hours per semester. They may be repeated for multiple semesters.

Applied Study Courses
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
MUS-B 710 Horn Graduate Elective 2
MUS-B 720 Trumpet Graduate Elective 2
MUS-B 730 Trombone Graduate Elective 2
MUS-B 740 Euphonium Graduate Elective 2
MUS-B 750 Tuba Graduate Elective 2
MUS-L 700 Guitar Graduate Elective 2
MUS-P 701 Graduate Secondary Piano 2
MUS-Q 700 Organ Graduate Elective 2
MUS-S 710 Violin Graduate Elective 2
MUS-S 720 Viola Graduate Elective 2
MUS-S 730 Cello Graduate Elective 2
MUS-S 740 Bass Graduate Elective 2
MUS-V 700 Voice Graduate Elective 2
MUS-W 710 Flute/Piccolo Graduate Elective 2
MUS-W 720 Oboe/English Horn Graduate Elective 2
MUS-W 730 Clarinet Graduate Elective 2
MUS-W 740 Bassoon Graduate Elective 2
MUS-W 750 Saxophone Graduate Elective 2

Advising

Photo of Donna Albrecht

Dr. Donna Albrecht

Director of Graduate Studies School of Education
Director of New Neighbors Center
Associate Professor and Coordinator of ENL/ESL Programs

Hillside Hall 20B
Hausfeldt
Phone: (812) 941-2594
dalbrec@ius.edu

View biography

Photo of Molly Baugh

Molly Baugh Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Music Education and Instrumental Music

Paul W. Ogle Center 055
Phone: (812) 941-2056
molbaugh@iu.edu

Photo of Joanna Goldstein

Joanna Goldstein Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Paul W. Ogle Center 051
Phone: (812) 941-2655
jgoldste@ius.edu

Campus Events

Spectrum Fall 2022 Meetings

Spectrum Fall 2022 Meetings

September 27th, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Digital Marketing Conference

Digital Marketing Conference

September 28th, 2022

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Time Management Tips with Irene

Time Management Tips with Irene

September 28th, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Week of Welcome Plus: Fun for Mental Health and Wellness

Week of Welcome Plus: Fun for Mental Health and Wellness

September 28th, 2022

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

SGA Meeting

SGA Meeting

September 29th, 2022

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

CSF Connect

CSF Connect

September 29th, 2022

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

2022 School of Business Annual Golf Scramble

2022 School of Business Annual Golf Scramble

September 30th, 2022

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Faculty & Staff Green Dot Training

Faculty & Staff Green Dot Training

September 30th, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Volleyball vs. Point Park University

Volleyball vs. Point Park University

September 30th, 2022

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

See All Events » Submit an Event »

Indiana University Southeast

4201 Grant Line Rd.
New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 941-2333

View the website in Español