Music Education, Ph.D.


The Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education program is a supportive and collegial community where students engage in the advanced study of music teaching, learning, and research. Each doctoral student completes core studies in music education and research and pursues electives in music and other disciplines, allowing for a personalized curriculum that suits students’ career aspirations while maintaining academic and scholarly excellence. 

Program Distinctions

UNC Greensboro’s School of Music ranked #1 in the “20 Best Colleges for Music 2020” by the Best-Value Schools Website.

The Student Experience

  • Our outstanding facilities, world-class faculty, and numerous ensemble experiences provide an environment for artistic and academic success.
  • Beyond the classroom, our students enjoy a wide range of opportunities to experience and perform in concerts and musical ensembles across a wide range of genres and cultures, from classical to chamber music to modern jazz.

After Graduation

The PhD in Music Education prepares students for careers as college-level teachers, school administrators, and other leadership positions in the profession.

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Program Details

Degree Type: Doctoral

College/School: College of Visual and Performing Arts

Program Type: Majors & Concentrations

Class Type: In Person

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