Minor in Beacon Music Education Certification

Earn a minor in music education certification through our Beacon program while completing your bachelor’s degree.

This minor equips students to plan lessons, teach, and assess music across elementary, middle and high school. It’s part of our Beacon program for students who wish to complete a bachelor’s degree in a content area along with a Music Education certification.

Students explore music history, theory, performance and conducting, building their personal musical proficiency as well as a deeper understanding of musical techniques and literature.

The professional education requirements prepare students for effective teaching, with courses from educational philosophy to classroom management to child and adolescent development.