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Music Education Advanced: Certificate

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Pursue your passion. Elevate others. All through the world of music.

Online | Don’t Stop Life to Study
Your life. Your career. Your studies. Elevate your future without disrupting your daily life, at NGU.
Credit Hours
Complete your graduate certificate in as little as four courses. Then, apply your credit hours toward a master’s degree (if you so choose). That’s a win-win.
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NGU ranked #3 on EDsmart’s list of “Best Online Colleges in South Carolina” (2020)

Advance Your Impact Through Music Education

Whether you currently function as the music educator in your school, provide leadership for other professionals in these roles, or serve in a music ministry role in your local church, prepare for greater effectiveness with your students, performers, and peers.

Through the Music Education: Advanced certificate at NGU, you customize your studies to fit your real-world needs. Instrument techniques and repair. Current issues in music education. Preparation for marching bands, ensembles, and high school musicals. Composition, conducting, assessment, and more. God has called you to serve others through the gift of music. Elevate your calling, at NGU.

Have Questions about the Music Education Master’s Certificate Program?

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J. David Cudd, EdD

Associate Dean, The Cline School of Music

Music Beside Experienced & Faithful Musicians

J. David Cudd, EdD
Associate Dean, The Cline School of Music
Gregory Graf, DMA
Assistant Professor, Music
Cheryl Greene, DMA
Professor, Music
Liz Boehm
Academic Secretary, The Cline School of Music
Stephen M. Griner, MM
Instructor, Music
Angela Horn-Barrett
Associate Professor, Music
K. Brent Coppenbarger, DMA
Professor, Music
Fabio Parrini, MM
Professor, Music
Megan Scruggs Hollifield, MA
Instructor, Music Worship Studies
Christopher Davis, DMA
Professor, Music
W. Gary Rhoden Jr., MA
Instructor, Music Education
Michael Weaver, DM
Professor, Music

Customize Your Study of Music Education

Choose four of the following:

  • Woodwind Repair
  • Percussion Repair
  • High Brass Techniques for Graduate Students
  • Current Issues in Music Education
  • Preparing Ensembles for Adjudication at Contests and Festivals
  • Low String Technique
  • String Pedagogy for Graduate Students
  • Beyond the Traditional String Classroom
  • Music History: Musical Borrowing
  • The Integration of Global Music
  • Marching Band Techniques
  • Teaching the Developing Singer
  • Directing the High School Musical
  • Contemporary and Experiential Music of the 20th/21st Centuries
  • Graduate Woodwind Techniques
  • Composition
  • Score Analysis
  • Graduate Conducting
  • Analytic Techniques
  • Psychology of Music Education
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