Illinois State University, based in Normal, IL offers a fully funded Master of Music Education. The Master of Music Education online program for licensed music educators provides an opportunity to study current issues in music education. The University provides graduate assistantships as a means of financial support. Graduate assistants receive monthly wages paid and a waiver for 100% of tuition. The School of Music awards a limited number of Graduate Tuition Waivers on a competitive basis to incoming students who show promise for success and who have not received an assistantship or other awards funding tuition costs.