Client Success Story: Determining the Feasibility of Proposed Music Education Programs

“We would not have launched these programs without the insight produced by Eduventures, as we did not have the background to do this type of research ourselves. “

-Patricia Mitro, Senior Assistant Dean for Enrollment Services

The Client

  • Boston University
  • Boston, MA
  • Doctoral granting institution
  • Private Institution
  • Approximately 17,000 undergraduate students

The Highlights

The Challenge: Boston University was considering the launch of two new online programs: a Master in Music Education and a Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education. But first the University wanted to better understand the landscape of existing online programs in music education.

The Solution: The Continuing & Professional Education research team examined the marketplace of existing online music education providers to investigate several key issues for the University, including the state of the current marketplace for online graduate music education programs, how similar programs are structured in terms of curriculum, price and delivery formats, and the existence of current online doctoral level programs in music education.

The Results: With the insight received from the research, Boston University decided to launch both the online masters program and the online doctoral program, the first online doctoral program in music education to be offered by a US institutions.


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