Students seeking admission to the Master of Science in Education program in music must meet the general Graduate College requirements for admission as degree-seeking students. In addition, students must have the following:
The student must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited music program with a major completed equivalent to certification by a state agency to teach music (K-12).
- The student must demonstrate ability, scholarship, and/or experience in the field of music education sufficient to give reasonable promise of further accomplishment at the graduate level. This will be determined by:
- Examinations in the field of music history, literature and music theory.
- Demonstration of musicianship by (1) auditioning in an applied area, either in person or by taped transcription or (2) conducting a Missouri State University ensemble or chamber group or (3) being observed in the student's professional endeavor by a committee from the music department.
- Complete a minimum of 15 hours in Music including:
The above requirements may be waived in the case of the candidate's holding the BSEd degree in Music Education with certification (grades 9-12 or grades K-12) granted from Missouri State University after 1968.