Music Education (MA)
Welcome to the Music Education (MA) program home page. Use this page as a guide to the program from acceptance to graduation for Track 1.
This program prepares students to teach Music PreK – Grade 12 to students of diverse backgrounds, abilities and interests. The Music Education programs are run jointly by the Music Department and by the School of Education.
Track 1 is for those who do not have New York State certification in Music.
Certification and Licensure
This program leads to New York State certification to teach Music grades PreK-12.
Course Sequence and Program Tracker
Students must meet with their faculty advisor to determine their particular course of study before registering for classes.
Course Descriptions, Progress Standards and Exit Requirements
Review the course descriptions, progress standards, and exit requirements in the Course Catalog for Track 1 based on start date.
Course Catalog Summer 2022 onward
Course Catalog prior to Summer 2022
Newly Accepted Students: Getting Started
Welcome to the School of Education! Visit the Newly Accepted Students page for a checklist to get you started at Hunter College.
New Student Support
If at any point you need support, please reach out to our New Student Liaison, Kristen Hall at email@example.com or make an appointment.
Newly Accepted Students: Orientations
Welcome to the School of Education! Students will attend two orientations to cover all the information needed to start your program:
- General New Student Orientation
- Program Advising Session
General New Student Orientation
The School of Education hosts monthly virtual new graduate student orientations titled “New Student Orientation – Teacher Education and Leadership”. These 60 minute online sessions will provide you with an overview of Hunter College and the School of Education. Additionally, you will find answers to many of your questions regarding registration, student life and certification. See “Program Related Events” below for details about upcoming sessions.
Program Advising Session
The Music Education (MA) program hosts program advising sessions that cover the course of study, progress standards and fieldwork requirements. See “Program Related Events” below for details about upcoming sessions.