Programs - Music Education

Advanced Certificate: Professional Studies in Music

Advanced Study in Music Education and Pedagogy

Post-Master's Advanced Certificate: Professional Studies in Music

Full-time or part-time


Start Date:
Fall, Summer, or Spring semester

Application Deadline:
January 6 (Fall and Summer)
October 1 (Spring)

Prepare for a career as an innovative music educator teaching in higher education programs, or prepare for doctoral study. In this post-master’s advanced certificate program, you will take advanced classes in music education and elective courses in music performance, composition, or education

In order to apply, you must have completed a master's degree. 

What you'll learn
  • Reference and research in music education
  • Technological trends in music pedagogy
  • The psychology of music education
  • Advanced performance study

See the curriculum and requirements for this advanced certificate. 

How you'll learn

Music Pedagogy and Instrumental Study 
The curriculum for this advanced certificate combines intensive study in music education and pedagogy with performance opportunities or private study in instrumental performance. Along with your faculty advisor, you will devise a program of study based on your interests and area of specialization. 

Performance Opportunities
You'll have opportunities to participate in a variety of performing ensembles and chamber groups directed by leading New York artists. 

For more information about this advanced certificate, please contact

John Gilbert