PhD in Music Education

PhD in Music Education

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Music Education is awarded to candidates who make significant and innovative contributions to their field of study. All prospective doctoral students are invited to apply for admission to NYU Steinhardt for consideration. Apply for doctoral study.

Your application will consist of your resume/cv, statement of purpose, writing sample, letters of recommendation, audition, interview, submission of transcripts, GRE scores, and testing requirements for Proficiency in English (International Students). Follow the specific instructions on the link above.

Schedule Your Interview


Interviews will be scheduled on an individual basis between January and February with the doctoral Music Education faculty. Contact Dr. Elise Sobol at 212 998-5778 or elise.sobol @nyu.edu with any questions. If you cannot interview in person, you may schedule a live video interview online. All materials must clearly indicate the applicant's name and NYU ID Number (if applicable), the program applied to, and the contents of the file. All submissions should be received by December 1 or as soon as possible after the submitted application.