48 months
30036 USD/year
30036 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Music Education program of The University of Tampa prepares students for careers in all areas of music education (K-12), and leads to Florida teacher certification.


The Music Education program of The University of Tampa emphasizes comprehensive musicianship, performance skills and education coursework that is specifically designed for the needs of music educators. Students learn to be effective teachers through an experiential approach that includes pre-internship observations throughout the curriculum and internships in both elementary and secondary programs during their final year of study. Students benefit professionally by studying music education in one of the largest school districts in the nation and are well-prepared for job placement as music teachers after graduating.

Career Opportunities

  • teach music at all levels (K-12) in public and private schools
  • perform music professionally
  • teach privately

Topics of Study

  • learning theories and classroom management
  • experiential teaching through internships
  • conducting (choral and/or instrumental)
  • instrumental and vocal techniques
  • music performance through private study and ensembles
  • music theory and aural skills
  • music literature and music history
  • piano skills for musicianship
  • Alexander Technique for musculoskeletal health
  • jazz improvisation
  • arranging and orchestration
  • sound recording, editing and technology

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Music Education, Human Development and Diversity
  • Reading and Teaching Music - Elementary
  • ESOL Survey and Music Class Management
  • Music Instruction and Assessment
  • Music Fundamentals
  • Basic Conducting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis until the class is full. Applying early is encouraged.


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts of all secondary school coursework and grades translated in English.
  • Essay written in English.
  • A recommendation written by a counselor, teacher or headmaster.
  • English language proficiency scores.
  • International students also must furnish proof of available funds to cover their first year of study (including miscellaneous expenses) and each subsequent year.
  • Upon admission to the University and satisfactory completion of the financial statement, an I-20 form will be sent to applicants from UT’s admissions office.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30036 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30036 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    30036 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30036 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tampa

1122 - 1951 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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