Bachelor's Degree | Russellville Campus | In-Person
Students in the BME music education program develop the knowledge, skills, concepts and sensitivities essential to the professional life of the musician. Students will gain not only technical competence, but also broad knowledge of music and music literature, the ability to integrate musical knowledge and skills, sensitivity to musical styles, and an insight into the role of music in intellectual and cultural life.
HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities
- Opportunities include numerous band and choir ensembles.
SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN
- Critical Thinking
About This Degree
In-State: $232 per credit hour
Out-of-State: $464 per credit hour
Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.
- Financial Aid
- Payment Plan
- Graduate Assistantships
You could work as a(n):
- Music Teacher in Public Schools
- Music Performer
- Arts Administration
- Arts Management
Alumni of our program work at:
- The University of Oklahoma
- University of Memphis
- Russellville Public Schools
- Ft. Smith Public Schools
View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.
Credentials that stack with this degree:
- Certificate of Proficiency in Performance
- Master of Music Education
- Master of Music in Performance
Point of Pride
Ensembles have been selected to perform at national conferences, graduates are accepted to prestigious graduate programs, and students are highly sought after for music teaching positions.