Coursework throughout the Music Education major from Jackson State University emphasizes the importance of relationships in teaching while creating educational opportunities that are relevant to students and congruent with the music education needs within the State of Mississippi. Students in the Music Education program become well-versed in methods of educating students across the lifespan early childhood through high school grade levels that include performing, creating, and responding to music in multiple types of educational settings.
Upon successful completion of the major requirements, including passing the PRAXIS CORE (Core Academic Skills for Educators in Math, Reading, and Writing), PRAXIS II Music Content Area, and Principals of Learning and Teaching (PLT), ensemble and Private lesson participation, coursework, Senior Recital, Pre-Clinical and Clinical experience hours in schools, and 12 weeks of student teaching, students are certified by the Mississippi Department of Education Division of Educator Licensure to teach at the elementary through secondary levels (Vocal/Classroom or Instrumental/Classroom) using Class A Bachelor’s Level License. Instrumental music education majors require additional hours in piano and voice to qualify for a K-8 music endorsement. All of our graduates have been successfully placed in public school teaching positions while some have proceeded on to receive their Master’s and Doctorate degrees. (Licensure Disclosure)
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- Keyboard Emphasis
- Vocal Emphasis
- Instrumental Emphasis
- 48 months
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- American College Test (ACT) score of 16 or higher or equivalent combined Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT, excluding writing).
- An official evaluation of international academic high school credentials from an accepted service agency (e.g., World Education Services, Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., Educational Credential Evaluators, International Education Evaluations, Inc.)
- Proof of English Proficiency
International845 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 845 USD per credit during 48 months.
National845 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 845 USD per credit during 48 months.
In-State345 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 345 USD per credit during 48 months.
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