The School of Music offers a summer program leading to the Master of Music degree with a specialization in Music Education. In most cases, students can complete the required coursework for this degree in three years (summer, intersession, and evening classes). Applicants for this program should have Illinois Teacher Certification/Licensure and at least three years of public school teaching experience.
Students-at-large are welcome to take classes. Some classes may require permission; please consult the Coordinator of Graduate Studies for more information.
MUED 685: Foundations of Music Ed (3 credits) Professor Jeannie Brooks MTuWTh 2:30-6:00 6/20- 7/7
MUED 689: World Music Pedagogy (3 credits) Professor Jui-Ching Wang MTuWTh 8:30am-12:00noon 6/20 - 7/7
MUSE 321/621: Afro-Cuban Folkloric Ensemble (1 credit) Professor Mike Mixtacki MTuWTh 12:00-1:15 6/20 - 7/7
MUHL 320: Music History Review (3 credits) Professor Brian Hart MTuWTh 8:00-10:15 6/20 - 7/14
MUED 680: Workshop in Music-Score Study (1 credit) Professor Tom Bough Days/times TBD 7/5 - 7/8 and 7/11-7/17
Core Requirements (13)
All new students must take the School of Music diagnostic examinations in Music History and Music Theory prior to the first term of study. Study guides for the exams may be viewed HERE.
(if necessary, as determined by diagnostic examinations; do not apply to the degree.)
Deadline for Summer Applications: May 20. N.B., this is the deadline for application for formal admission to the M.M. program. Interested students who miss the deadline may still take music courses during the summer session as Graduate Students-At-Large, for which there is no application deadline.
Apply on-line at http://www.grad.niu.edu/apply/index.shtml
To view the summer schedule, visit http://www.reg.niu.edu/regrec/courses/sched.shtml
For application materials, information about financial aid, or other questions, contact
Professor James Brown, Coordinator of Graduate Studies
School of Music, NIU, DeKalb, IL 60115
E-mail (preferred) firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone (815) 753-7975
Fax (815) 753-1759