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You know music is your passion, and you want to share that passion with your students. You know the time and dedication that goes into mastering your art. Simply put, you just want more. You are ready to share your knowledge and skills with the world, but being a classroom student doesn’t fit into your busy schedule. Let Online at Southern Miss bring the classroom to you! We can help you reach your goal without ever stepping inside of a traditional classroom with our fully online Music Education degree.

Our Master’s in Music Education program is designed specifically for individuals who are currently teaching or involved in the professional world and want to earn their Master’s in Music Education degree from anywhere, at any time. This convenient and affordable online degree gives you the tools to improve your teaching techniques, and offers you the opportunity to address topics that are relevant in music education today. Online at Southern Miss is bringing the classroom to you. This is your life, plus college.

Your future starts at Southern Miss!

The University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools of Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Additionally, the online Music Education degree is also accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). That means you can expect a program with the highest standards and quality.

The Graduate School will be authorizing standardized test waivers to applicants to the Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 terms.

Your Future

Check out some of the jobs our graduates landed after earning this degree:
  • Assistant/Associate Professor
  • Music Faculty
  • Community Outreach and Civic Instructional
  • Specialist
  • Music and Liturgy Minister
  • Art, Music, Occupational, or Recreational Therapist
  • Fine Arts Project Consultant
  • Group Facilitator
  • Adjunct Instructor – Applied Music
  • Reference and Instruction Libraries
  • Elective Program Specialist – Music, Fine Arts, PE
  • Elementary Music Educator
  • Middle School Music Educator
  • High School Music Educator
National Salary Averages* Average salaries of instructors, professors, teachers, and consultants in music schools after obtaining a master's in music education