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Music Education (Music Studies)

Texas State Music Education Program

The Music Education program at Texas State University offers a Bachelor of Music in Music Studies with all-level Teacher Certification (in music in Texas). Entering students may study instrumental music education (for winds, percussion, or strings) or choral music education (for vocalists), which prepares them for positions as band, orchestra, choir, or elementary music teachers. Students may elect to add a minor in Composition, Jazz, and/or Mariachi to this degree program. Please consult the undergraduate course catalog to learn about requirements for this degree. Historically, students in this degree program have had success being employed in music programs throughout the state.

At the master’s level, Texas State University offers a Master of Music in Music Education degree with concentrations in choral music, general music, instrumental music, and Kodály music education.