Overview

Ph.D. in Music Education

The Doctor of Philosophy with an emphasis in either music education or music therapy focuses on research and scholarship. It is often sought by those who aspire to careers in research and graduate-level teaching. The requirements help the student develop broad and profound understanding of musical behavior, sophisticated skill and extensive experience in pursuing new knowledge of such behavior, and a rational system for evaluating the relationships between the specialty and other areas of human understanding. The program culminates with completion of a substantial piece of original research.

Detailed information about admission processes in Music Education and Music Therapy can be found online.

Contact Info

Music Education and Music Therapy

Murphy Hall
1530 Naismith Drive, Room 448
Lawrence, KS 66045-3103
785-864-4784
785-864-9640
memt@ku.edu
MEMT site
James F. Daugherty, Graduate Director
785-864-4784
jdaugher@ku.edu
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