Music pedagogy matters.

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

  • Overview

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

    • Elementary music educator
    • Music educator
    • School band director
    • School choir director

    Relevant Classes

    A well-rounded list of liberal arts and major classes prepare you to excel as an innovative, character-driven professional. And trained advisers provide the personalized, strengths-focused guidance you need to thrive as a college student and complete your degree.

    Download a semester-by-semester class planning guide. This shows how you can finish your degree in four years.

  • Real-World Experience

    Here, 100% of traditional undergraduate students complete an academic internship or practicum. More than a graduation requirement, this hands-on opportunity helps you explore your vocation and gain the practical experience necessary for career success.

    With support from campus resources such as the Center for Career & Life Calling, our students have landed internships at organizations such as:

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    Marketable Expertise

    Cornerstone graduates are influencers in their work, neighborhoods and world for Christ. You can find them building lives that matter in West Michigan and countries around the world.

    Because of their broad knowledge base, major-specific skills and servant leadership qualities, they've contributed value to teams at:

    • Calvary Baptist Church
    • Dutton Christian Middle School
    • Forest Hills Public School District
    • Stage Door Productions
    • Unionville-Sebewaing Area Schools