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M.M. in Music Education

SMU offers two options for candidates pursuing the Master of Music in Music Education:

  1. candidates who already hold teaching certification
  2. candidates with a degree in music who are seeking teacher certification

The Master of Music in Music Education may be earned on a part-time basis, typically in three years, or on a full-time basis, typically in four terms (2 years). Courses are offered in the evenings and summers to accommodate inservice teachers, thereby enabling teachers to continue in their jobs while pursuing the degree. Full-time students may take daytime and evening classes.

Click here for the M.M. in Education degree requirements.

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Areas of Study



Art History

Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship

Corporate Communication and Public Affairs

Creative Computation


Film and Media Arts



About the Division of Music

Undergraduate Studies

Graduate Studies


M.M. in Composition

M.M. in Conducting - Choral

M.M. in Conducting - Instrumental

M.M. in Music Education

M.M. in Musicology

M.M. in Performance - Orchestral Instrument

M.M. in Performance - Organ

M.M. in Performance - Piano

M.M. in Performance - Voice

M.M. in Piano Performance and Pedagogy

Master of Sacred Music

M.M. in Theory Pedagogy

Performer's Diploma

Artist Diploma

Classes (See Catalog)




Faculty and Staff

Faculty Travel Request Form

Visiting Artist Request Form

Student Resources

Student Internships & Collaborations

MuSci Lab

Meadows Artist Bridge

Dallas Resources

Peak Fellowship Ensemble-in-Residence

SMU Meadows Licensed Music Rights

Workshops and Special Programs

Opportunities for Non-Music Majors