Bachelor of Music Degree with an EC-12 Teacher Certification

Earn your bachelor’s degree in music education at TWU.

Our bachelor of music (BM) degree in music with an EC-12 certification leads to Texas teacher certification for grades K-12, and provides you with the option of teaching instrumental or vocal music at the elementary or secondary level. Our comprehensive curriculum will prepare you for work as:

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

Our courses are integrated with community outreach initiatives and service to local schools. We offer practical application of our curriculum as well as opportunities to interact with music students at events hosted by the Pioneer Music Educators Association.

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For more information about our undergraduate music education program, submit an Information Request Form.

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The Bachelor of Music degree 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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