Music Education

Why study music education at Missouri State?

  • You will feel confident knowing that one-fifth of all new Missouri music teachers graduate from our program each year – with nearly 100 percent job placement.

  • You’ll join our distinguished alumni network, which includes educators and choir directors who are working all over the United States.

  • Our experienced faculty, welcoming facilities and comprehensive curriculum will build the foundation you need to succeed teaching vocal or instrumental music to grades K-12.

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Your course work will include music theory and aural skills, music history, conducting, liberal arts offerings, education and music education classes. You’ll concentrate on at least one major field of performance and perform a senior recital. Over the course of your education, you’ll work closely with faculty and have opportunities to perform in studio, departmental and solo recitals as well as with performance ensembles.


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