Ph.D. On Campus

Music Education

University of Miami

36 months
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The Doctor of Philosophy program from University of Miami is offered in Music Education, as well as in Music Education with Music Therapy Emphasis.


Highly customizable and rigorous, the Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education at University of Miami prepares students to become deep thinkers, researchers, scholars, and innovative leaders in the field.

Key Features  

  • Students work closely with the faculty in order to shape both their own professional path and the field as a whole towards a progressive model of music education for the 21st Century. 
  • Placement rate for our Ph.D. graduates is outstanding, and alumni teach at prominent universities nationwide and internationally. Furthermore, alumni regularly serve on editorial boards of major music education journals, and continue to publish and present widely.  

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Psychology of Music
  • International Music Education
  • Cultural Diversity in Music Education
  • Vocal Methods and Materials in Music Education
  • Social Issues Music Learn
  • Seminar in Instrumental Music Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
3.5 (analytical)

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts – an official transcript from ALL post-secondary schools attended, regardless of if a degree was granted or not, must be sent directly to the Frost School of Music from the issuing institution in order to be considered official
  • Three letters of recommendation - sent through CollegeNet as part of application submission. These do not need to be sent separately
  • Resume - attached to the application at the time of submission. This does not need to be sent separately
  • GRE Score - Please contact your program faculty for specific GRE information
  • TOEFL/IELTS Score - Please click here for more specific TOEFL/IELTS information
  • Teaching/Conducting Sample
  • Writing Sample
  • Prescreening/Audition/Interview
  • Portfolio

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 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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