Missouri State University

Department of Music

Music Education Undergraduate Program

Music Education students in the field

Why study music education at Missouri State?

Missouri State University is the university for aspiring music teachers in the Show-Me State. The University has graduated an impressive list of some of the most accomplished band and choir directors in the state. In addition, its graduates teach music, lead choir programs and direct bands all over the country.

You can choose to pursue a vocal or an instrumental track for your degree, and you can add an endorsement in the field outside of your focus.

With an impressive, well-trained faculty and cutting-edge facilities, Missouri State offers music educators all the resources they need to teach music in grades K-12.

All Bachelor of Music Education majors must concentrate in at least one major field of performance and perform a senior recital, so you can continue to hone your individual musicianship while training to be a teacher.

As a music education major at Missouri State University you will have the following:

  • One-on-one attention from excellent educators, many of whom have doctoral degrees
  • Extensive time observing music classrooms, in addition to student teaching
  • Top-notch preparation for graduate study in music

Schedule your audition in early spring for fall admission > Audition Request Form