Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Music Education

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The Curriculum

Highly customizable and rigorous, the Ph.D. program in Music Education at the Frost School of Music prepares students to become deep thinkers, researchers, scholars, and innovative leaders in the field. Students work closely with the faculty in order to shape both their own professional path and the field as a whole towards a progressive model of music education for the 21st Century. The placement rate for our Ph.D. graduates is outstanding, and alumni teach at prominent universities nationwide and internationally. Furthermore, alumni regularly serve on editorial boards of major music education journals and continue to publish and present widely. 

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How to Apply

General Instructions for applying are listed here.

Application guidelines and deadlines are listed here.

Details about specific Music Education application requirements are listed here.

Contact Us

To inquire about graduate music education degrees at the Frost School of Music, please contact:

Dr. Stephen Zdzinski
Graduate Program Director

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