Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education
Admission requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Music Education are listed below.
The applicant must meet the School of Graduate Studies’ current minimum general admission requirements as published in the graduate catalog.
- Graduate grade point average(s) above 3.5.
- Excellent writing skills.
- Three references that speak to academic ability, professional accomplishments related to your field of study, and positive character traits.
- A statement of clear professional goals that can be met by our program as specified in the graduate catalog.
- Satisfy the School of Graduate Studies’ English Language Proficiency requirements as published in the graduate catalog.
90 credit hours, a written comprehensive exam, a dissertation, dissertation prospectus, and preliminary and final dissertation defenses.
Completion of diagnostic exams in music history and music theory is required of all new graduate music students.
When approved by the student's advisor and the Graduate School, this program allows up to 30 credit hours of previously completed graduate coursework to be used for this degree.
A minimum of two semesters must be spent in continuous full-time residence at UND.
|Studies in Music Education - 21 credits
|Psychological Foundations of Music Learning
|Foundations of Music Education
|Trends in Music Education
|Seminar in Music Education
|Research in Music Education
|Music Education Electives
|Studies in Music - 15 credits
|Introduction to Graduate Study in Music
|Perspectives in Music Theory
|Perspectives of Music History
|Historical Research in Music
|Internship in Music
|Research Tools - 9 credits
|Plus ONE of the following areas of emphasis
|Participatory Qualitative Research Methods
|Translational and pluralistic designs in qualitative research
|Supporting Area and Electives - 30 credits
|Must include a concentration of at least 12 credits, and at least 6 credits outside Music
|Culminating Experience - 15 credits