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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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(June 28, 2016) – Dr. Carol Andrews, associate professor of English at Armstrong State University, was recently selected to attend the Ernest J. Gaines Center's 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, held at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette from May 30 through June 24, 2016.

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(June 9, 2016) – Armstrong English professor and Liberal Arts Associate Dean Teresa Winterhalter has been selected to participate in a two-week Japan Diplomatic Seminar in July as part of a grant sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission.

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(June 7, 2016) – Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence located at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga., on June 2 to share resources and help develop a cyber-trained workforce through education, innovation research and outreach.

Read More Armstrong Professor Selected as National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar

(May 12, 2016) – Armstrong Professor Dr. Elizabeth Desnoyers-Colas has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar to participate in a residency centered on veteran discourse hosted at Virginia Tech. 

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