Share your love and enjoyment of the musical arts with students.

Apply your passion for fostering talent and interest in the musical arts as a music teacher. From music theory to teaching methods, our music education courses are designed to help you develop the creative thinking, organizational skills, self-discipline, interpersonal skills and musical knowledge needed to thrive as an instructor in a middle school or high school classroom.

A major in music education prepares you for job opportunities as a music educator, school band director or school choir director.

Plan Your Degree Program

A selection of required liberal arts and major classes prepare you to thrive as a character-driven teacher and education professional. Download a semester-by-semester class planning guide for an example of how you can finish an education degree in four years.

Four-Year Degree Plan: Instrumental

Four-Year Degree Plan: Vocal

Graduate Outcomes

We are committed to preparing you to influence culture as a highly qualified music teacher. For example, Cornerstone University graduates have taught and worked in public, Christian and international schools.

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

Begin Your Career as a Music Teacher

Through purpose-guided academic and career planning support, we're here to guide you throughout your entire college journey. To learn more about our music education major, contact the Admissions Office by calling 800.787.9778.

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