Music Education

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

  • Collaboration
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication

About This Degree

TUITION

In-State: $232 | Out-of-State: $464

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.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

CAREER OPTIONS

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

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

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.

 

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