Master of Arts in Teaching
The Master of Arts in Teaching degree program is offered through the Department of Education at UNH and leads to both teacher certification and a masters degree. Candidates should refer to The Schoolhouse Book, a publication of the Department of Education.
Admission to this program presumes a baccalaureate degree in music with at least two years of music theory and ear training, three semesters of music history, extensive experience in ensemble music making, and the ability to perform musically on at least one approved musical instrument or voice at the level of a public recital. Further, demonstration of specific piano proficiency skills is a prerequisite to enrolling in Education 900 and Music Education 890 and 891.
Some students may have satisfied many of the following credit requirements through prior coursework or experience.
|Course Number||Course Name||Course Credit|
|EDUC 500||Exploring Teaching||4 credits|
|MUSI 831-832||Conducting||4 credits|
|MUSI 879||Orchestration||3 credits|
|MUED 841||Techniques and Methods in Choral Music||2 credits|
|MUED 845||Techniques and Methods in String Instruments||2 credits|
|MUED 847||Techniques and Methods in Woodwind Instruments||3 credits|
|MUED 849||Techniques and Methods in Brass Instruments||2 credits|
|MUED 851||Techniques and Methods in Percussion Instruments||2 credits|
|MUED 890||Teaching Elementary School Music||3 credits|
|MUED 891||Teaching Secondary School Music||3 credits|
|EDUC 800||Educational Structure and Change||4 credits|
|EDUC 801||Human Development and Learning||4 credits|
|EDUC 805||Alternative Perspectives/ the Nature of Education||4 credits|
|EDUC 900-901||Internship and Seminar||12 credits|
|10 credits of a "graduate concentration" often chosen from:|
|MUSI 955||Introduction to Bibliography||3 credits|
|MUSI 994||Theory Seminar||3 credits|
|MUED 983||Instrumental Literature and Its Performance||3 credits|
Choral Literature and Its Performance
|MUED 996||Foundations and Perspectives of Music Education||4 credits|
|Applied Instruction on a major or secondary instrument||1-4 credits|
|Completion of an approved "Concluding Experience"||0-10 credits|
See Concluding Experiences for the M.Ed. and M.A.T. Degree for Preservice and Inservice Teachers available from the UNH Department of Education.