If you’ve got a master’s, but are not yet ready to tackle the Ph.D., the Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Music Education at Auburn may be right for you. You continue graduate study past the master’s level, delve deeper into research, and complete a field project.

Degree Overview

Starting in the summer and working consistently, you can complete this degree in four semesters (Summer, Fall, Spring, Summer).

This program is offered on campus and online. 

Coursework — 30 hours minimum

  • Music education courses — 10 hours

  • Teaching field courses — 11 hours

  • Professional courses* — 6 hours

*RSED 6000/6006 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality is required if a survey of special education course was not previously completed.

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Ready to join the Auburn Family?

Visit Auburn’s Graduate School homepage for checklists, resources, valuable graduate student information and to begin your application. Please contact department faculty listed above with program-specific questions.

Last updated: 11/13/2023