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Admission Requirements

Applicants to the Master of Science in Music Education must meet the following requirements for admission.

  • Application for Admission
  • Application fee: $50 (non-refundable)
  • Official copies of your undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts from any college(s) or universities you have attended.
  • Have an undergraduate major in music or music education or must have a minimum of 36 credits in music classes
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average in undergraduate studies or successful completion of another master’s degree.
  • Two professional and/or academic letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s potential in the profession and ability to complete a graduate program
  • Personal Statement that addresses the reason you are interested in pursuing graduate work in this area of study
  • Appear before a faculty member or panel, either individually or as a participant in a group situation, for assessment of interpersonal and musicianship skills.
  • Submit a current résumé including your e-mail address.
  • Students for whom English is a second language must submit official score results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The required minimum acceptable TOEFL score is: 79 Internet-based (213 computer based or 550 paper-based) or minimum IELTS score: 6.5.

Send application materials to:

Graduate Admissions
LIU Post
Admissions Processing Center
P.O. Box 805, Randolph
MA 02368-0805