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Music Education (Instrumental or Vocal)

Bachelor of Arts


Majoring in Music Education involves the study of the method and practice of teaching. You’ll develop the skills and insights to become an effective vocal or instrumental music teacher (K-12) and lifelong learner. You’ll gain knowledge and skills important for any teaching career as you work towards a Bachelor of Arts degree, and the music education curriculum meets the Minnesota Department of Education requirements for a teaching credential (passage of standardized examinations of content and pedagogy are also required). Check out our scholarships website to learn more about receiving a music scholarship at CSP!


Program Length

74 + 19 Credits Per Track


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Music Education Major Tracks

  • Vocal and Classroom K-12
  • Instrumental and Classroom K-12

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Career Paths

Elementary School Teacher $ 61,690
Middle School Teacher $ 61,810
High School Teacher $ 62,360

Experienced Professors

“Most of my professors were public school teachers themselves. They would open up about their own experiences, ideas, lesson plans, and issues. It made what we were learning about applicable in the ‘here and now.”

Shaylee McComb is an elementary music specialist at Weaver Elementary School in Maplewood, MN.

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