Music instruction has been linked to higher academic achievement and general well-being. But most importantly, music instruction teaches students to communicate emotion through a universal medium.
Experience a blend of traditional methods with opportunities to explore improvisation, instruments, composition and more.
Our programs equip students to excel as ensemble/choral directors and empower them to create innovative, student-centered instruction. Above all, students learn how to channel their passion for music into impactful teaching effectively.
Graduates of the master’s in music education concentration have experience as excellent general, choral or instrumental music teachers in schools.
We have received the National Music in Education Award from the College Music Society for our innovative Sound Learning outreach program.
Our faculty are at the forefront of music education research, providing research-driven instruction to our students.
The concentration achieved the highest rating of Exemplary from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The 2020 rating was based on three years of assessment data gathered from students, faculty and alumni.
Students are provided extensive teaching opportunities with local schools in the metro-Atlanta area that empower aspiring educators to gain hands-on experience and positively impact classrooms, schools and communities.
Our graduates excel with a 100 percent job placement rate and a 100 percent pass rate for EdTPA. As an esteemed institution, we have been recognized for our exemplary program by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.