Complete a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction in just 18 months, or over the course of three summers.
At UConn’s Neag School of Education, practicing music teachers can:
Complete a Master of Arts with a concentration in music education — in 18 months, or over the course of three summers.
Earn professional development credits.
Work with nationally renowned music educators, conductors, and composers.
Build collaborative and social connections with colleagues.
Learn innovative music-centered pedagogies to deliver contemporary music instruction in a diverse environment.
Application Deadline for Master’s Degree
Feb. 1, 2021
(We will notify you when the application process opens.)
Students have the option to complete the master’s degree over three summers, through an 18-month hybrid program, or in another combination that can be organized with the Neag School faculty.
All master’s degree students must take at least one semester of seminar (online). This online course will guide you through an inquiry project that will engage you in action research in your full-time teaching position.
In addition, one-week elective workshops for earning professional development credits are open to master’s students as well as non-matriculating students.
18-Month Hybrid Program
Sample Plan of Study
|May Session I (online)||Summer I||Fall||Spring||May Session II (online)||Summer II|
|Literacy||1-Week Elective||Seminar||Seminar||Exceptionality||1-Week Elective|
|Theoretical Foundations of Music Education||Diversity, Culture, and Music Education|
|Policies, Assessment, and Music Programs in K-12 Schools||Popular Music and Informal Pedagogy|
Sample Plan of Study (Note: Summer courses are held on the UConn Storrs campus.)
|Summer I||Summer II||Fall OR Spring
|1-Week Elective||1-Week Elective||Seminar||1-Week Elective|
|Theoretical Foundations of Music Education||Diversity, Culture, and Music Education||Music Across the Curriculum|
|Policies, Assessment, and Music Programs in K-12 Schools||Popular Music and Informal Pedagogy||Multicultural Education|
More information to come.
- Open to master’s students as well as non-matriculating students.
- Earn professional development credits.
- Taught by guest faculty.