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The BMus program in music learning and teaching is an innovative 120 credit hour degree program designed to prepare students for successful careers as leaders in music learning and teaching in a variety of K-12 school and community settings. Upon completion, students earn a K-12 teaching certification with multistate reciprocity.
Coursework and lab participation help students develop strong musical skills and flexible musicianship, and to deepen and broaden their music making in varied styles and contexts, including contemporary digital music making. Students also develop skills and understandings to facilitate peoples' music engagement and learning in varied settings.
Music Learning and Teaching,
Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts
A major map outlines the degree’s requirements for graduation.
Spring 2020: October 15, 2019
Fall 2020: January 5, 2020
All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:
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ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
Graduates are prepared to teach in public and private school music programs that offer a variety of music classes, including general music, choir, band, orchestra, strings and other innovative music programs.
Graduates also are prepared to work in various professional or entrepreneurial capacities, including:
Many graduates pursue a master's degree or a doctorate in music or in another professional field.
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education||7.4%||$57,160|
|Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||7.5%||$59,170|
|Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education||7.9%||$54,230|
|Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||7.5%||$57,720|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).