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Music - Music Education, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Why Study Music Education at Madonna University?

  • This program prepares students to earn their JQ endorsement
  • Our program has a 100% pass rate on the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification for the past 10 years
  • Small class sizes equal more time focused on you
  • Choral, band, chamber music, opera, light opera, musical theater, plus student-run a cappella groups offer a variety of performing opportunities, in addition to solo concerts and recitals
  • State-of-the-art music technology lab for composing, recording, arranging, and editing
  • Student chapters of National Association of Teachers of Singing, National Association for Music Educators
  • Detroit chapter of the Orff Schulwerk offers courses and teacher training through Madonna University’s music department
Our faculty, nationally recognized professional musicians and excellent teachers, are devoted to helping you build strong skills in theory, history, ear training, performance, and pedagogy. Madonna’s curriculum is rigorous, and combined with the that of the College of Education, prepares you for success as a teacher in the K-12 system (public and private schools) in instrumental, vocal, and general music. Our program is designed on NASM standards (National Association of Schools of Music), so you will graduate with a degree competitive with those of larger schools.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Choral Techniques
  • Conducting and Performing Techniques
  • Teaching of Music at the Secondary Level
  • Teaching Music at the Elementary Level

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

  • Complete online application for undergraduate admissions
  • Official high school transcript (final transcript after graduation with graduation date posted)
  • ACT/SAT score(s)
  • AP, IB test score(s), if applicable
  • Dual Enrollment/college transcript, if applicable

Tuition Fee

  • International

    770 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 770 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    770 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 770 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lovejoy

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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