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Master of Music in Music Education - Summer Program

June 27 – July 28, 2016

  • Designed for the professional music educator
  • Interweaves research and practice, leading students to reflect on and apply knowledge and experiences from coursework to their teaching
  • Coursework can be completed in three summer semesters (late June through the end of July each year)
    • 12 credits in music education
    • 6 credits in theory, musicology, composition or jazz studies
    • 10-12 credits of workshops
    • Presentation or thesis (2-3 credits)

A program overview and curriculum outline can be found in the Department of Music Education's Master of Music in Music Education Summer Handbook.

2016 Summer Courses

The dates for the Summer Masters Program are June 27 - July 28. Courses will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday

  • Music Theory Review (MUSED 407): M/T/W/TH 8a.m. to 9a.m.
    John Knoedler, Univerity of Michigan
  • Research Design in Music Education (MUSED 500): T/TH
    Colleen Conway, University of Michigan
  • Psychology of Music Teaching and Learning (MUSED 501): T/TH
    Julie Skadsem, University of Michigan
  • History and Philosophy of Music Education (MUSED 502): M/W
    Carlos Xavier Rodriguez, University of Michigan
  • Curriculum Development in Music Education (MUSED 503): M/W
    Kate Fitzpatrick, University of Michigan
  • Introduction to World Music for Music Educators (MUSICOL 505.201): T/TH Christi-Anne Castro, University of Michigan
  • Reflections of Gender and Sexual Identity in Popular Music (THEORY 560.201): M/W Karen Fournier, University of Michigan

2016 Summer Workshops


Workshops may be taken as part of the Master of Music in Music Education degree program, for Summer graduate credit (NCFD) or for professional development without college credit.  See individual workshop websites for details.

Apply to the Master of Music in Music Education Summer degree program

Questions? Contact the School of Music, Theatre & Dance Admissions Office at 734-764-0593 or email at



Students Playing African InstrumentsStudent playing saxophoneSome of the Summer Masters 2012`


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