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Music Education

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.