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Music Education Teaching, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Anderson, IN, United States
The Music Education Teaching major at Anderson University - Indiana provides students with the musical knowledge and pedagogical skills needed for a career. Students who complete this program are licensed by the state of Indiana to teach music. They are highly effective at teaching musical concepts and at conducting and rehearsing musical ensembles to prepare them for performances.
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Overview

Music Education Teaching majors at Anderson University - Indiana gain performance experience through ensemble participation, private music study, and recital preparation. These students develop portfolios and interviewing skills to assist them as they transition from college to professional teaching. They also participate in student teaching and may intern with local organizations such as the Anderson Area Children’s Choir.

Our music education graduates find their place in K-12 schools teaching choral and instrumental music. They may also continue their studies in music therapy or pursue graduate study to teach future teachers. We also offer Orff certifications on campus, giving our students access to additional skills to serve them as educators.

What kind of jobs can I anticipate after graduation?

Music majors find their place in a variety of careers based on the track they choose. Our graduates have also found success as professional performers in a variety of genres. Some work as composers or in music publishing. Others have continued their education in graduate school, where they have studied music history or theory as they prepare for teaching at the college level. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Techniques Courses in Multiple Instruments
  • Conducting
  • Music History
  • Instrumental and Voice Pedagogy

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    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:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    547

    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

  • Online Application
  • Recommendation
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Essay
  • Submit a 200-300 word essay that addresses the following topics: Your education goals, Your faith experience, Why you chose to apply to AU?

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31470 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31470 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Anderson

  • 861 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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