Florida International University, based in Miami, FL offers a fully funded Master of Science in Music Education. The M.S. in Music Education is a research-oriented program designed for practicing music educators. This 30-credit degree program can be completed entirely online or as a hybrid of face-to-face and online courses. The FIU School of Music offers graduate assistantships to exceptional candidates pursuing a Master of Science in Music Education. Students awarded an assistantship will receive full tuition coverage and an additional stipend of $7,500 annually. Assistantships are highly competitive and limited in availability.