Enriching Talent and Teaching Skills.

Music Education students are passionate about teaching young people and fostering their talent and interest in the musical arts. Throughout the coursework of the degree program, you'll develop creative thinking, excellent organizational ability, self-discipline, strong interpersonal skills, and strong musical skills.

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  • Overview

    • School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
    • Division: Teacher Education
    • Degree Type: Bachelor of Music
    • Format: Residential
    • Location: Grand Rapids
  • Career Opportunities

    With a degree in Music Education, you may choose to seek a position as a...
    • Music Educator
    • School Band Director
    • School Choir Director

    Degree Completion

    Download sample degree plans for a major in Music Education. As a Music Education major, you may choose between an instrumental or vocal concentration.

  • Interesting Classes

    • Advanced Conducting: Choral or Instrumental
    • Non-Western Music

    Student Teacher Placement

    All Music Education students are required to take a Teacher Assistant Practicum as well as a full semester of student teaching. The music and teacher education divisions work with all the surrounding school districts to place students.