Bachelor of Music Education
Most programs in the UCF School of Performing Arts require an audition or interview.
This degree prepares students for a career teaching the next generation of musicians while also developing their own skills and knowledge as musicians. The BME meets the educational eligibility criteria for certification in Music (K-12) in the State of Florida. We advise all applicants to visit LINK for full details on certification. In addition to ensemble participation and core music coursework, students will take courses in music, general education and music education and have opportunities to gain real-world experience through internships and field placements.
The mission of the Bachelor of Music Education program is to make great music teacher because every child deserves a great music education. Be prepared to enter one of the most rewarding and important professions in the world. The BME program meets the State of Florida teaching licensure requirements for K-12 Music certification. In addition to General Education Program courses, the BME program includes courses in music, general education, music education, two internship experiences and field experiences.BME Resources
Professional Licensure or Certification
If your career plans include pursuing state-regulated professional licensure or certification in your chosen field, it is important to become educated on the credentialing requirements of the state in which you hope to practice. See the disclosure notice to learn more.
Video: UCF Music charges on and adapts during Covid-19
April 12, 2021 UCF Symphony Orchestra Director, Chung Park, and UCF Percussion faculty member, Thad Anderson, discuss how UCF Music adapted during the Covid-19 pandemic. Their year of hard work culminates in their first live performances in front of an audience at UCF Celebrates the Arts 2021.
UCF band embraces diversity in season ending performance
April 12, 2021 UCF’s wind ensemble and symphonic band ended their season by celebrating diverse composers Thursday evening.
UCF SoAl Chorus sings 19th Amendment’s praises
April 12, 2021 The centerpiece of the group’s rehearsal, a piece titled “Suffrage Cantata,” pays tribute to the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted American women the right to vote.