Online Music School is the alternative way if you are not able to study abroad. Are you looking for online education either for undergraduate or graduate music studies? There are pros and cons when taking online studies. But no matter what, it really depends on your needs (financial, courses, duration) at that time. Due to the pandemic, many of us couldn’t travel, yet we don’t want to waste our time and wish to continue pursuing our music studies, therefore studying online is the only option we have!
If you are not sure how to choose either Music College or University, press here for more information!
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Benefits of having online studies
- Flexible Schedule (Available Part Time or Full Time)
- Lesser Cost (Save cost in expenses and accommodation)
- You can study anywhere and whenever you are
- You can still spend time with your family and work at the same time.
- You can’t have the experience to use the school facilities (music library, studio equipment, etc)
Things to consider if you are taking online studies
- Time zone differences
- Must have strong discipline skills
- Able to sacrifice your sleep time (sometimes) to attend some classes (depending on your time zone)
Most of the schools listed down here offer part-time or full-time studies. And some schools offer options for you to have both experiences, study online most of the time and spend your summertime to complete the rest of the subjects.
Why study Music?
If you are serious about your career, getting a music degree, master’s degree is essential nowadays. Why? It’s simply because of the recognition, and also an entry requirement for you to teach in the institution. The candidates must have depth and breadth of knowledge to nurture the next generations, therefore education and experience from school are a must. So don’t let any obstacles stop you from studying!
List of Music School
ThinkSpace Education accredited by University of Chichester (UK) [Master Degree]
Berklee Online (Boston, New York, Valencia)
- Offers lots of major either in Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree such as Film Scoring, Songwriting, Music Business etc.
European Academy of Fine Arts (Sofia, Bulgaria)
- Graduate Diploma in Film & Game Scoring
Bowling Green State University (Ohio, United States)
Offer Master of Music Education (Online Teaching Artistry Specialization). “The Master of Music Education, Teaching Specialization is a 100% online degree designed to meet the growing demand of music teachers pursuing a graduate degree.
In addition to traditional coursework, a teaching mentor will work one on one with each student to create an individual plan of study based on the student’s own teaching situation.
Colorado State University (Conducting, Therapy and Kodaly) Master
Offers Master of Music in Conducting, Music Therapy and Kodály Music Education. The program requires you to go on-campus to apply the techniques and methods you have been studying online.
Indiana University (Bloomington, Indianapolis, Indiana)
Offers Master of Science in Music Technology and Music Therapy.
Liberty University (Lynchburg, Virginia)
- Offers Bachelor Degree in Commercial Music and Worship Studies
- Master Degree in Ethnomusicology, Music & Workshop, Music Education, Worship Studies
- Doctor of Music Education (DME), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Christian Worship, Doctor of Worship Studies (DWE)
Rutgers, Mason Gross School of the Arts (New Brunswick, New Jersey)
- Online Master of Music in Music Education
University of Maine At Augusta, UMA (Augusta, Maine)
- Associate of Science in Music
- Bachelor of Music in Performance, Audio, Composition and Sonic Arts.
University of Nebraska Kearney (Kearney, Nebraska)
- Master of Arts in Music Education
Academy of Art University (San Francisco, California)
- Bachelor in Music Production, Music Scoring & Composition, Sound Design)
- MA, MFA in Music Scoring & Composition, Sound Design
University of Florida (Gainesville, Florida)
- Master of Music is Music Education
Boston University (Boston, United States)
- Master of Music in Music Education
- Doctor of Musical Arts in Musical Education
Musicians Institute (Los Angeles, California)
- Associate of Science in Music Business, Studio Recording
- Bachelor of Music in Songwriting and Production
Full Sail University (Winter Park, Florida)
- Audio Arts Undergraduate Certificate
- Bachelor in Audio Production and Music Production
Washington State University (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, Everett)
- Master of Arts in Music
- Bachelor’s Degree in Music Production and Audio Production.
In Summary, I really think that no matter what industry you are currently in, keeping on learning is the only pathway that you can improve yourself. Hope this article helps you.
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