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Bachelor of Music in Music Education

About the Program

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The Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree prepares students to become professional music educators. It provides skilled musicians the opportunity to develop expertise as a classroom teacher and ensemble director in K-12 music programs.

The Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree has two concentrations: Instrumental and Choral. Coursework is completed at both the CSU College of Education and the Schwob School of Music. Field experiences provide "real-world" experiences for students to transfer directly to the classroom after graduation. Our music education faculty specialists, along with applied and ensemble faculty, mentor students through this demanding program, a relationship which continues after graduation. Upon completion of this program, students receive the Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree and qualify for Georgia Teacher Certification in Music K-12.

The Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree program makes up approximately half of the Schwob School of Music's student population. It continues to serve the state and region with outstanding professional educators who advance the art of music among our youth.

Career Opportunities

Based on your area of concentration, a Bachelor of Music in Music Education can prepare you for a career in:

  • Primary/Secondary Music Educator
  • College Music Professor
  • Marching Band Director
  • Music Librarian
  • Private Music Instructor

Degree Requirements

Please see our academic catalog for additional information about this degree's requirements.

Choral Concentration

The Choral Concentration prepares students to demonstrate proficiency in applied music through the preparation for and performance of a senior vocal recital that exhibits effective artistic expression. It will also focus on music theory analysis and composition, sight-singing conducting, and functional piano skills. Students will also be able to demonstrate an informed connection between teaching skills of conducting, cognitive and social development, music theory and musicianship, and the means to impart knowledge to K-12 students, via teaching demonstration, and use of informed and supported research.

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Instrumental Concentration

Students will be able demonstrate proficiency in instrumental performance through the preparation for and performance of a senior recital that exhibits effective artistic expression. Students will also be able demonstrate competency in the application of knowledge of music theory through analysis and composition, as well as fundamental musical knowledge and skills through analytical listening, sight-singing conducting, and functional piano skills.

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Admissions Requirements

Please see our admissions page for any general admission requirements or the academic catalog for any degree-specific admission requirements.

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Tuition and Fees

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