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Master of Science in Education in Music (Pre-K-12)

The Master of Science in Education degree is a New York State Education Department approved program that leads to Professional Certification for students already holding Initial Certification. A minimum B (3.0 of 4.0) cumulative undergraduate average is required for admission.

The program for the MSEd stresses the foundations and psychology of music and education, the teaching of elementary and/or secondary classroom music, vocal and/or instrumental music pedagogy, conducting, and research—all in relation to the National Standards for Music and the Arts. Students’ programs are rounded out with music and/or education electives based on individual interests and abilities.

Admissions at a Glance
Fall Deadline July 15
Spring Deadline December 15
Extended Deadline None
Letters of Reference 2
Essay 500 Words
PTE 68
Accepts Non-Matric Yes

Requirements for Matriculation

These requirements are in addition to the general requirements for matriculation.

  1. Interview may be required

Requirements for Non-Matriculation

Students are to follow the college’s requirements for non-matriculation​.