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Department of Music Master of Music Education Degree

Graduate Degree

Advance Your Career – Earn your MME online

The Master of Music Education (MME) is a graduate degree program developed for persons who have a degree in the field or a closely aligned field and are currently certified music teachers in any state. A program of study requiring the appropriate additional undergraduate classes can be developed for someone who does not have the requisite degree or certification by consultation with the music department graduate adviser.

  • Earn your degree in as little as 2 years.
  • Attend full or part time.
  • Summers only option available.
  • Small class sizes with live interaction.
  • Interact with experienced friendly instructors – all with classroom experience.
  • Join your peers in an interactive virtual community of current music educators throughout your graduate school experience.
  • Your study will culminate in a thesis of your own independent research on a topic of interest to you which will be published in an open-source format through the UW library system.    
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Why Study Master of Music Education at UW-Stevens Point?

The 100% online Classroom Teacher Track offers options in General Music, Choral, Instrumental and Jazz Courses. 

It is a 30-credit MME program that is ideal for the working music teacher and will help you further your own professional development and prepare you to be a leader in our field.

AIME 2023 conference

AIME – Active and Integrative Music Education

2023 Conference | Inspiring Innovation 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Saturday, January 28, 2023 This event is taking place in person and includes a meal. Gluten free and vegetarian options are available.
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​Whether you are a recent graduate or a longtime alum, you can make an important difference for today’s students in the College of Fine Arts and Communication. By volunteering to share your story, your network, your career advice, and your successes, you can help guide students through the start of their professional lives as they discover their purpose. You are a vital part of our Pointer family and we look forward to hearing from you!
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CUSTOMIZE YOUR EDUCATION

  • The Studio Pedagogy Track is an on-campus residency that can be completed in one calendar year or two depending upon your schedule and needs. 
  • It’s a customizable 30-credit MME program that is ideal for the performer who intends to teach studio lessons and will help you further your own professional development and will help you hone your performance and publication skills in the field of music pedagogy.
  • Attend full or part time.
  • Artist Level Applied Study and Pedagogy courses specific to:
    Piano, Voice, Violin, Viola, Violincello, Double Bass, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone, Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba and Percussion.
  • Degree flexibility – create your path suited to your interests, multiple elective options to fulfill most degree requirements.
  • Your study will culminate with a capstone recital and written thesis which will be published in an open-source format through the UW library system.

MEET YOUR FACULTY AND STAFF

Our music faculty at UW-Stevens Point will help you complete your Master of Music Education through flexibility based on your interests.
Rachel Brashier

Rachel Brashier

  • Director of Music Education
  • Graduate Advisor for the Music Department
College of Fine Arts and Communication, Department of Music, School of Performing Arts
715-346-2227
Music Professor Patrick Lawrence

Patrick Lawrence

  • Professor – Low Brass
  • Professor – Music Education
College of Fine Arts and Communication, Department of Music, School of Performing Arts
Danielle Breisach

Danielle Breisach

  • Associate Lecturer – Flute
  • Graduate Program Manager
College of Fine Arts and Communication, Department of Music, School of Performing Arts
Andrew Slembarski

Andrew Slembarski

  • Administrative Specialist – Music
College of Fine Arts and Communication, Department of Music, School of Performing Arts
715-346-3107

ACCREDITATION

National Association of Schools of usic

The College of Fine Arts and Communication at UW-Stevens Point is accredited by these professional associations: National Association of Schools of Music. UW-Stevens Point in the only college in the state to hold national accreditation in all of its arts programs: Art and Design, Dance, Interior Architecture, Music, and Theatre, placing it in the top 7% in the nation.

National Association of Schools of Music