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UndergraduateMusic Education

Music Education

Do you love and enjoy music? Are you passionate for sharing knowledge with future generations?

MVNU's Education Department has long been known for the quality of its education programs because of the unique opportunities for extensive hands-on field experience offered to students starting freshman year. This kind of experience will bulk up your résumé, allow you to make connections with local schools and educators, and help you feel comfortable and confident in the classroom as quickly as possible.

The Music Education program is a multi-age licensure program encompassing grades Prekindergarten through 12 and is housed in the Music Department. Students in this program will have two advisors: one for their major (Music) and one for the Education program. They would graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education degree.

  • NCATE/CAEP accreditation — MVNU’s education programs hold the highest standard of recognition awarded to education programs across the country.
  • Learning abroad — You will have the opportunity to complete part of your student teaching internationally in Central America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, and Australia. You’ll get an in-depth look at what education looks like globally and be better prepared to be an excellent educator wherever you choose to begin your career.
  • Quality faculty — All professors in this program have professional experience in teaching and/or administration in public or private schools. This means you’ll be learning from people who have been where you’re going.

Check out the catalog for a complete list of the requirements, courses, and objectives for the Music Education program!

Your main workspaces in this program will be the classrooms you get to teach and assist in, in your licensure area, as early as your first or second semester.

All MVNU students are also invited to participate in our many other service and learning trips.

The TEACH grant is available for students who plan to teach in high-need areas after graduation. MVNU also has many endowed scholarships available for students of a wide variety of backgrounds and majors.

Graduates of this program are well prepared to teach in public school music programs.

MVNU Music Education grads work at schools across the United States, including:

  • Nick Dewalt - Cardington Elementary, Music Teacher
  • Cody Thomas - Kenya, Music Teacher

For more info