Music Learning Theory, AC

Gordon's books on a shelf.

Our advanced certificate program in music learning theory is grounded in theory, research and practice. This certification is designed for you if you are interested in the advanced study of Gordon's Music Learning Theory and its practical applications. Your program peers may include international and national, college and university professionals, as well as P-12 personnel.

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Why Music Learning Theory at UB?

The features of our program include:

  • basis for planning pre-service, in-service, professional development; and, school music curricula; design, implementation, evaluation and sustainability
  • extensive body of research by Edwin E. Gordon, as well as practical field-testing by Gordon and others
  • learning a comprehensive sequence for teaching musicianship through audiation
  • preparing specialists at every level of music learning theory, as well as its practical applications
Prerequisite

To be eligible for this program, it is expected that you have knowledge of the basics of Music Learning Theory and experience with its practical application.

Program Overview

Academic credential granted Advanced Certificate (AC)
Credits required for completion 15
Time to completion 2 full-time semesters
Course delivery Online
Careers
  • Music teacher
  • Education professional
Application deadline Priority Deadlines

Summer: 
Feb. 1, then rolling until April 15
Fall: Feb. 1, then rolling until July 15

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University Computing Standards

You are required to have daily access to a reliable broadband connection and a computer that meets university computing standards. You are also expected to have basic computer competency before beginning your coursework.