Master of Music in Music Education
Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education
Online Degree Programs

Music Education at Boston University Join like-minded peers from around the world and challenge yourself to become an even better artist, scholar, and leader.

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Our students inspire with their passion for music education

Boston University’s Master of Music in Music Education and Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education online programs are flexible solutions for music educators who wish to improve their teaching, increase their knowledge, and advance the profession.

Online learning brings Boston University to you. Innovative coursework combined with an enriching academic community of like-minded music educators give you the tools to develop personally and professionally as a music education leader.

Our Enrollment Advisors will guide you and answer any questions you may have.

“This program has been an invigorating, inspirational and invaluable experience for me and greatly enhanced my music teaching. The professors and facilitators held each of their students to the highest academic standards and I have truly loved and enjoyed every course. I have made lifelong connections and formed lasting friendships with fellow music teachers all over the world and am honored to soon join the ranks of BU alumni.”-Britt Dominick, CFA’13 Philadelphia, PA

Why Earn Your Degree from BU

  • Learn from our world-class faculty through a convenient online learning environment
  • Earn your degree from one of the nation’s leading private research and teaching institutions
  • Benefit from a strong curriculum focused in music education, musicology and music theory
  • Complete coursework in approx. 18 months (MM)
  • Complete coursework in approx. 24 months* (DMA)

*Additional time for the qualifying examinations, on-campus residency, and dissertation–writing is required for students in doctoral program

“By expanding my education beyond the borders of my state, I have had the opportunity to collaborate with peers from all over the world. With a hectic job and three small children at home, this program has enabled me to work around my schedule without having to drive to a local college campus. The ability to study wherever I need to is great. I did homework after I tucked my kids in, while on vacation, and even on a band trip. Studying at Boston University with their esteemed faculty has been an honor.”-Nathan Morrissey, CFA ‘13 Clatonia, NE

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