Music Education - B.Mus.

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Overview

About the Degree: 

The program of study leading to the Bachelor of Music degree with a major in music education prepares the student to teach grades K-12 in all areas - general, choral, and instrumental - or to continue study at the graduate level. Although the program is broad in order to meet certification requirements, students may choose a major emphasis of study: choral music education with a concentration in voice, or piano; or instrumental music education with a concentration in piano, band instrument or orchestral instrument. With additional study, the degree may be earned with more than one emphasis.

Accreditation: 

National Association of Schools of Music

Interesting Facts: 
Admission to the music education program requires a minimum grade point average of 2.5.

Academics

What you will learn: 

The program of study leading to the degree Bachelor of Music with a major in Music Education is designed to prepare the student for a career in teaching. It provides a broad base of general studies, applied music, music theory, and music history and literature.

Beyond the Classroom

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Careers

Salary: 
High Salary: 
$60,000
Low Salary: 
$40,000
Employers: 
  • Athens Christian School
  • Bibb County Schools
  • Calquitt County Schools
  • Entertainment Companies
  • Festival Organizations
  • Forsyth County Schools
  • Fulton County Schools
  • Gwinnett County Schools
  • Jones County Broad of Education
  • Madison County Schools
  • Orchestras and Bands
  • Rental Property Sites
  • Media Firms
  • Osborne Middle School
  • Rock & Roll Industry
  • Music and Film Studios
  • Performing Arts Centers
  • The Atlanta Opera
  • Music and Video Stores
  • Piano Tuning Companies
  • The University of Georgia
  • Music Industry Associations
  • Production Companies
  • University of South Dakota
  • Music Therapy Centers
  • Public Relations
  • Washington County Schools
  • Newton County School System
  • Publishing Firms
  • Young Life Organization
     
Possible Job Titles: 

Students earning this degree are prepared to enter careers in such fields as public school teaching, private studio teaching, church music, educational publishing, consulting, or music performance. Students holding this degree are prepared to pursue graduate work in any area of music or education, and in fields that do not require a specific undergraduate degree.

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