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Music Education, B.M.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New Castle, PA, United States
Students prepare for careers in music education, music performance, composition, the music industry, arts administration, marketing, and college teaching when pursuing a major in Music Education at Westminster College New Wilmington.

Overview

The school provides professional-level training under the Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science degrees. 

There are multiple venues on campus for music performance, including the Will W. Orr Auditorium, Wallace Memorial Chapel, and Berlin Lounge, and student recitals are presented frequently throughout the academic year. 

Those interested have the opportunity to join the marching band, symphonic band, wind ensemble, orchestra, concert choir, chamber singers, women’s and men’s choruses, opera workshop, jazz ensemble, and numerous chamber ensembles. Students at the major in Music Education at Westminster College New Wilmington can participate in the Music Intern Teaching Program where, with faculty guidance, they give music lessons to community children and adults. Westminster students have attended graduate school at leading institutions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling Admission begins after December 15th; with notification on a rolling basis as soon as materials are received.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • General Music Methods
  • Choral Methods
  • Instrumental Methods
  • Student Teaching: Elementary
  • Student Teaching: Secondary
  • Woodwind Pedagogy 
  • Brass Pedagogy
  • Percussion Pedagogy
  • String Pedagogy 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • The application requires complete information regarding qualifications, English language proficiency, plan of study, financial status, letters of recommendation, and physical health of the student. 
  • Send two letters of recommendation; submit scores from SAT, ACT, TOEFL, or IELTS exams, directly from the testing agency; and mail your transcripts to The Office of Admissions
  • International applicants should be prepared to meet the full cost of attendance - tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, and personal expenses for the calendar year - from personal or family resources or from funds supplied by their government or other outside sources

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Castle

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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