to provide working practitioners the opportunity to earn an online degree in music education with a faculty representing diverse areas of experience and expertise.
to prepare students for further graduate study at the doctoral level and/or careers in music education.
to challenge students to increase their knowledge of theory, history, and aesthetics of music and to provide appropriate opportunities for them to develop a high level of cognitive musical and creative skills.
to equip students with analytical, conceptual, historical, technical, and pedagogical skills to be successful in their chosen field.
to facilitate students' growth and development as leaders in the profession of music education, and as contributors, through research, to the profession and discipline of music education.