48 months
21578 USD/year
21578 USD/year
12471 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from Kent State University prepares students for Ohio licensure to teach music in grades K-12 in choral general and instrumental music. 

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The program includes studies in jazz, folk, musical theatre, world music and music technology, while providing a strong grounding in Western art music history, theory and performance.

The Music Education major from Kent State University comprises the following concentrations:

  • The Choral General concentration is for guitar, voice and piano principals.
  • The Instrumental concentration is for students with an instrumental background. Piano and guitar principals with significant instrumental background may elect this concentration with the approval of the music education coordinator.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Successfully meet all requirements for state licensure.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory
  • The Understanding of Music 
  • Music as a World Phenomenon 
  • Music Teaching as a Profession
  • Music History 
  • Music Technology for Music Educators
  • Progressive and Vernacular Music Methods
  • Conducting
  • Western Music Since 1945

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National: Feb. 1 - Application Deadline for Merit Scholarship Consideration


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • New first-year applicants must finish secondary school in their home country by the time of enrollment to be eligible for university (comparable to the completion of senior high school in the U.S.). A student who has previously enrolled in a post-secondary (higher education) institution is required to apply as a transfer student.
  • First-year undergraduate applicants should meet the minimum requirement of GPA 2.5 on a U.S. 4.0 scale.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21578 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21578 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    21578 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21578 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12471 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12471 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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