Bachelor of Music Education

The Bachelor of Music Education degree leads to P–12 teacher certification and is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board. The degree is offered by the Division of Performing Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences, in conjunction with the School of Education in the College of Professional Studies and requires 120 semester credit hours. All candidates must successfully complete a dual placement supervised teaching experience (EDU 484) at both the elementary and secondary levels.

A student seeking the Bachelor of Music Education degree will have a focus within one particular performance area – Keyboard, Instrumental (brass, woodwind, percussion) or Vocal. Within the keyboard area, the student must choose either the instrumental or vocal track for their ensemble requirements.

Curriculum Ladders for the Bachelor of Music Education Degree

Bachelor of Music Education Comprehensive Curriculum Ladder

Bachelor of Music Education 4 Year Racetrack


For additional information, contact:

Dr. Lori C. Hicks | (502) 597-6415 |