UM’s Music Education Masters Ranked Among Best Online Programs

November 16, 2018

MISSOULA – The University of Montana’s master’s degree in music education was recently named one of the top programs in the nation by

The Master of Music with an Emphasis in Music Education in UM’s School of Music offers advanced training in the teaching and learning of music. The online or summer master’s program is designed for those who are certified in K-12 teaching. uses several metrics to rank accredited online programs at universities and colleges across the country. Metrics include academic quality; faculty credentials; surveys of current students and alumni; student services and technology; and student engagement.

The ranking celebrates UM’s program as a master’s degree designed for those “who are interested in expanding research and teaching skills, working on capstone projects that could include designing curriculum, creating new and exciting tools to meet the needs of students in 21st-century classrooms.”

Read the full rankings online at

Learn more about UM’s music education master’s degree at


Contact: Maxine Ramey, director, UM School of Music, 406-243-6880,