Tigerville, SC - (November 15, 2018) OnlineMasters.com, a trusted source for unbiased college rankings and higher education planning, has announced the release of the best online master's in music education programs in the United States. The top-ranked programs were selected based on curriculum, program flexibility, affordability, and graduate outcomes.
At #23, North Greenville University’s program ranks in the top 25 in the country.
The research organization analyzed graduate schools across the country with only the top 36 making it to the final 2019 list. In addition to interviews and surveys from current students and alumni, they also leveraged insight gained from human resource professionals. The methodology incorporates the most recent data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and statistical data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Only programs from accredited nonprofit institutions were eligible.
"U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show the career opportunities for teachers with graduate level education will continue to grow at a rate of 15% for the foreseeable future" stated Barbara Montgomery, program recognition manager. "This is one of the many reasons we researched, analyzed, and ranked the top master's in music education programs."
NGU's online master's in music education program is perfect for music teachers who want to advance in their careers and pursue a position as a school's musical program planner. The curriculum includes methods of instruction and music program creation, giving educators the skills to implement music programs within their school system. The program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
“The M.M.Ed. degree at NGU was designed for the working music educator,” says Dean of the Graduate School for Music Education Dr. Marianne Holland. “The completion of the degree is the goal of the outstanding graduate faculty leading the program; now in its fifth year. Congratulations to the faculty, current students, and graduates of our accredited program.”
View the complete ranking, www.onlinemasters.com/best-degree-programs/education/music-education/, and learn more about NGU’s accredited online Master of Music Education degree program, www.ngu.edu/master-of-music-education.