Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Music Education Studies EdM

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If you possess substantial music content background, wish to be a leader in music education, aim to teach music nationally or internationally, and are not seeking New York State teaching certification, our music education studies program will provide you with the tools necessary to achieve your professional goals. Our graduates integrate digital technologies to enhance music learning, and value music at the core of the curriculum for every student.

Content Electives (12 credits)

Select 12 credits from:

Capstone Event (3 credits)

Total Credit Hours: 33

3.0 Degree GPA required. Program must be completed within 5 years. 


Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)
  • Hybrid (some of the degree requirements can be fulfilled online)
  • Online (100 percent of the degree requirements can be fulfilled online)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 33 Hours


  • 2 Years
  • Must be completed within 5 years

Application Fee

  • $50

Program Contact

Renad Aref
366 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Email: gseinfo@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-2110

SED Statement

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

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