Northwestern University, Bienen School of Music, based in Evanston, IL offers a fully funded master’s in Music Education. The Master of Music degree combines the study of performance, pedagogy, music theory, music history, and scholarly research and writing. One-year MM programs are available in Music Education (for those entering with certification) or music theory. Also, Two-year MM programs are available in Music Education for those who are entering without certification. Master of Music students has the opportunity to receive partial or full tuition grants. Numerous graduate assistant positions are available for graduate students.