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Music Education, B.Ed.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Waukesha, WI, United States
Carroll University’s Music Education major builds on two Carroll strengths—a long history of excellence in the performing arts and an academically rigorous education program. Southeastern Wisconsin is home to a thriving musical arts scene and our faculty members, from department heads to adjunct instructors, have extensive professional experience.
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The Music Education major meets all of the Wisconsin Department of Public Education requirements for K-12 teacher certification. As a student in the program at Carroll University, you’ll specialize in one or more areas: instrumental, choral or general.

Learning outcomes

The central philosophy of the music education major is that to be effective, music teachers must first become accomplished musicians themselves, capable of performing, conducting and analyzing at a sophisticated level. As a music major, you’ll take weekly private lessons on your principle instrument or voice from highly skilled professional musicians.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • On campus, Carroll boasts a number of music ensembles, and every music major participates in one or more ensembles every semester. 
  • Many of our students play in more than one, and frequent collaborations between ensembles foster a spirit of cooperation and a shared love of music. 
  • In addition, these ensembles offer opportunities for national and even international travel possibilities. Both the Wind Symphony and the Concert Choir take regular tours and have visited Denver, New Orleans, Washington, D.C. and New York, as well as Europe.

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.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Completed Online Application
  • English Proficiency Scores
  • Transcripts in Local Language
  • English Translations of Transcripts and Syllabi
  • Passport copy
  • Proof of Financial Support and Recent Bank Statement with one year of expenses and fees

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Waukesha

  • 1283 - 2130 USD/month
    Living Costs

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