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Music Education, B.M.E.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Pensacola, FL, United States
The Bachelor of Music Education from University of West Florida is designed for students seeking careers in the field of music education and prepares graduates to teach music in public and private schools.  
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Program Highlights

The Music Education Bachelor's degree from University of West Florida is an FLDOE approved program and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and is a part of the UWF Professional Education Unit accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). 

Permission to major in music is required through audition and application to the department. In addition to successful completion of all coursework, students must pass the required Florida Teaching Certification Exams including General Knowledge, Professional Education and the Music Subject Area.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • History of Western Music: 18th through 20th Centuries 
  • Techniques of Counterpoint 
  • Musical Structure and Style 
  • Instrumentation 
  • Introduction to Music Teaching
  • Special Methods/Choral Techniques 
  • Special Methods/Instrumental Techniques 
  • Music Education Internship 
  • Methods for the Elementary School Music Teacher 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • International Graduate Application and Application Fee
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Official Credential Evaluation
  • English Proficiency Test
  • Graduate Admission Test Scores
  • Immigration Requirements
  • Health Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 648 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    218 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 218 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pensacola

  • 892 - 1480 USD/month
    Living Costs

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