Music Education Certificate

The Music Education certificate is designed for students who hold a bachelor's degree and wish to pursue initial certification to teach music in grades K-12. The program features an individualized program of study built upon the requirements for certification, which involves understanding school environments, specialized content and the completion of an internship.

Industry Highlights

The Music Teacher job market is expected to grow by 16% between 2012 and 2022.

- Sokanu.com

Career Opportunities

  • Elementary, Middle and Secondary Education
  • Public or Private Schools
  • Higher Education
  • Private Instruction
  • Music Directing

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of music education activities in public and private schools, along with the student chapter of the Collegiate Music Educators National Conference (CMENC). The CMENC provides opportunities for students to interact and form friendships with their peers and meet music education leaders. 


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