Music Education Major B.M.
What is a Bachelor of Music in music education?
If you’re interested in teaching music in a K-12 setting, our music education degree will start you down the path toward certification. Students demonstrating musical skill and a firm commitment to leading school students to artistic success may qualify for the program. You’ll study music history, theory, analysis and performance, as well as teaching methods and human development. You’ll be able to select an emphasis in vocal or instrumental music. With a degree in music education, you’ll be qualified for your New Hampshire teacher certification in music for grades K-12, which also is accepted in several other states.
Why study music education at UNH?
As a music student at UNH, you’ll engage with nationally and internationally known faculty in the field of music. You’ll be able to engage with the community through programs such as the Summer Youth Music School and through courses where you’ll practice teaching in school classrooms starting in the second year. UNH music education majors boast nearly 100 percent employment or successful admission into graduate schools upon graduation. Our ensembles include touring chamber and choral groups, as well as orchestras and bands that inspire from the stage to the football field.
- Arts administrator
- K-12 music teacher
- Music education program director
- Music librarian
- Nonprofit director