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Music Education, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Minneapolis, MN, United States
A fully accredited program (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, National Association of Schools of Music, and Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board), the Music Education major at Augsburg University (also known as Music, Human Development, and Learning) offers students preparation to become educational leaders in K-12 and community-based settings.
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Coursework throughout the Music Education major at Augsburg University emphasizes the importance of relationships in teaching while creating educational opportunities that are relevant to students and congruent with their identities and lived experiences. 

Students in the Music, Human Development, and Learning program become well-versed in methods of educating students across the lifespan (infant through senior citizen) that include performing, creating, and responding to music in multiple types of educational settings.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Materials of Music 
  • Aural Skill
  • Form and Analysis 
  • History and Literature of Music 
  • Composition 
  • Basic Conducting 
  • Music Methods: Strings 
  • Music Methods: Brass and Percussion 
  • Music Methods: Woodwinds
  • Junior Recital 
  • Music Methods: Vocal 
  • Advanced Analysis
  • Senior Recital 
  • Chemical Dependency Education
  • Orientation to Education in an Urban Setting
  • Educational Technology
  • Learning and Development in an Educational Setting

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Complete the Common Application
  • Submit official secondary school transcripts, exam results, or mark sheets
  • Request one letter of academic recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor
  • Provide Proof of English Language Proficiency: All international applicants must submit one of the following minimum scores in order to meet the English Proficiency 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Minneapolis

  • 1130 - 2050 USD/month
    Living Costs

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