9 Bachelor Programs in Music Education

A bachelor’s degree is given to dedicated students who have completed approximately 120 credit hours of study in their chosen fields and typically marks the end of a student’s undergraduate career. Degree programs generally take between three and seven years to complete depending on the subject and course load. What is a Bachelor in Music Education? This degree prepares musicians of al… Read more

A bachelor’s degree is given to dedicated students who have completed approximately 120 credit hours of study in their chosen fields and typically marks the end of a student’s undergraduate career. Degree programs generally take between three and seven years to complete depending on the subject and course load.

What is a Bachelor in Music Education? This degree prepares musicians of all types to pass down their knowledge to their future pupils in a manner that’s clear and effective and that adheres to current standards. Students may be expected to cover subjects including the psychology of music and presentation, stage planning, ear training, and music pedagogy. They usually also complete a number of courses associated with the various instruments they plan to teach. These may be taken alongside core classes involving history and mathematics.

During their studies, students should master a number of different skills that make them more effective in their chosen careers and in their personal lives. These likely include enhanced musical abilities, the ability to promote healthy teamwork practices, and better organizational techniques.

The cost of obtaining a music education degree will vary widely between different course participants simply because tuition changes drastically between different schools and host countries. Checking out pricing and course duration should be prospective students’ first step before deciding on a school.

A bachelor’s degree in this field may open the door to numerous fulfilling music-based careers for those who manage to finish the program. The first of these is a music teacher or music professor, the most common occupation for graduates with a degree of this variety. Band director is another excellent position to consider, along with musicologist, private instrument teacher, music librarian, and district supervisor of music. The majority of these jobs focus heavily on both music performance and education in a classroom-based setting.

Online courses may be the best bet for students with full schedules or existing careers, but both local and international options are available for students who prefer a more traditional learning experience. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Zuyd Hogeschool
Maastricht, Netherlands

Do you have strong educational and teaching skills and/or are you working as a music teacher? Have you completed an instrumental or vocal music degree program (Bachelor of Mus ... +

Do you have strong educational and teaching skills and/or are you working as a music teacher? Have you completed an instrumental or vocal music degree program (Bachelor of Music)? If so, the two-year Music in Education program is the next step. -
Bachelor
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
25 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Wartburg College
Waverly, USA

Wartburg College is an accredited, institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Students completing the American Music Therapy Association (AMT ... +

Wartburg College is an accredited, institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Students completing the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) approved music therapy degree program are eligible to sit for board certification by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT). Wartburg is the only private college in Iowa to offer the music therapy major. Completion of the Bachelor of Music Education or the Bachelor of Music Education/Music Therapy degree leads to licensure in education in the state of Iowa. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Jul academy
Rende, Italy

This two-year bachelor of Vocal, Guitar, Keyboard, Drums and Bass provides students with the opportunity to become highly skilled artist-teachers who are prepared to teach mus ... +

This two-year bachelor of Vocal, Guitar, Keyboard, Drums and Bass provides students with the opportunity to become highly skilled artist-teachers who are prepared to teach music in settings. -
Bachelor
Full-time
2 years
Italian, English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Charles University Faculty of Education
Prague, Czech Republic

The aim is to educate students in the area of music theory and praxis. This program is intended for graduates of a music conservatory, musical high schools and musical basic s ... +

The aim is to educate students in the area of music theory and praxis. This program is intended for graduates of a music conservatory, musical high schools and musical basic schools who are not oriented for professional interpretation career. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts
Kingston, Jamaica

This degree programme prepares students for careers in music teaching at the secondary level.

This degree programme prepares students for careers in music teaching at the secondary level. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
The Education University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Education Major equips students to be a competent, versatile and creative music teacher with a firm foundation in musical understanding and professional practices to meet thei ... +

Education Major equips students to be a competent, versatile and creative music teacher with a firm foundation in musical understanding and professional practices to meet their future professional needs in both primary and secondary schools. -
BA
Full-time
5 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Five Towns College
New York, USA

The program is designed to take 4 years to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, 63% finished in 4 years.

The program is designed to take 4 years to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, 63% finished in 4 years. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
Campus
 
Charles University Faculty of Education
Prague, Czech Republic

By majoring in English with focus on education, the students will acquire substantial expertise in the areas of linguistics (with a particular emphasis on theory of linguistic ... +

By majoring in English with focus on education, the students will acquire substantial expertise in the areas of linguistics (with a particular emphasis on theory of linguistic disciplines and their practical application), literature written in English, whereby, by studying various literary disciplines, the students will also learn how to analyze and interpret a wide range of literary texts. Music Oriented at Education aims to educate students in the area of music theory and praxis. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Charles University Faculty of Education
Prague, Czech Republic

The aim is to educate students in the area of music theory and praxis and provide a system of basic theoretical knowledge and practical conducting skills. The main subjects ar ... +

The aim is to educate students in the area of music theory and praxis and provide a system of basic theoretical knowledge and practical conducting skills. The main subjects are: conducting technique, playing of vocal scores, vocal education in the choir, aural analysis, history of choral singing, literature for all kinds of choirs. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus