Doctor of Philosophy – Music Education
This post-master’s degree emphasizes development of research skills and high levels of practice in the teaching and learning of music, particularly in school settings. Applicants must demonstrate strong potential for conducting successful research and a record of exemplary teaching.
Students pursue studies in research methodology, music education and a cognate area consistent with background and interests. Ph.D. recipients are prepared to teach in colleges and universities, to provide curriculum leadership in schools or to work in the education programs of cultural and arts organizations. Students are expected to commit at least one academic year to full-time study. An extensive original research project (dissertation) is required. The degree is offered by the College of Education in cooperation with the School of Music.