MA in Music with an Emphasis in Education and EC-12 Teacher Certification

Earn your master’s degree in music education with EC-12 teacher certification at TWU.

Our master of arts (MA) degree in music with an emphasis in education is a specialized track that leads to Texas teacher certification for grades K-12. Our program will provide you with the option of teaching instrumental or vocal music at the elementary or secondary level, and our comprehensive curriculum will prepare you for work as:

  • An elementary music specialist.
  • A middle or high school band, orchestra or choir director.

Degree Details


For more information about our graduate music education program, submit an Information Request Form or contact Vicki Baker, PhD.


Apply and Audition

The MA in Music with EC-12 Teacher Certification prepares educator candidates for the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES) exam (State Board for Educator Certification through the Texas Education Agency). If you are a resident of another state, contact the Office of Educator Preparation Services to determine whether our program fulfills requirements to take the certification exam in your home state. 

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