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Performing Arts

Master of Arts in Teaching

Performing Arts Performance

Arts education is vital to the intellectual and emotional growth of youth. Through our program, you’ll explore the curriculum and management of elementary and secondary music education programs, and be prepared to inspire confidence and creativity in a new generation of students. You’ll also study current trends in arts education and advanced choral techniques.

This program leads to certification in general and choral music education.

Admissions Criteria

  • Undergraduate degree in music; official transcripts from all academic institutions
  • Official GRE scores; TOEFL scores if your primary language is not English
  • Essay describing your suitability and desire for this degree and a career in education 
  • Undergraduate coursework in human growth and development and arranging
  • An audition/interview demonstrating your performing and/or teaching ability in your chosen discipline
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.5, with a 3.0 

2013-14 Tuition

in-state: $469 per credit hour
out-of-state: $1,224 per credit hour

Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1
Spring: November 1
Summer: April 1

Contact Information

Bonnie Springer
Program Director
843.953.8048

Robert Taylor
Program Coordinator for the Choral Music Concentration
843.953.8231

Additional Information