Music Education

student playing piano with teacher watching

The Music Education certificate program is a fully accredited teacher certification program that prepares you to teach PreK-12 music. To complete this program you will fulfill curriculum requirements for the Bachelor of Music (Music Education specialization).

Admission to the Bachelor of Music degree program requires a successful audition; please see the Department of Music website for specific audition requirements. Transfer credits in music theory, music history, and performance must be validated by placement examination.

All Bachelor of Music students must successfully demonstrate piano proficiency through examinations or coursework. See the Department of Music website for specific requirements.

Undergraduate students apply for admission to the Music Education teacher certification program in January of their sophomore year. See the College of Education Admission webpage for admission requirements.

Successful completion of the B.M. in Music, the Music Education certificate program, and passing the Praxis II exam leads to teacher certification.