Bachelor of Music Education

The Music Education division of the Bailey School of Music at Kennesaw State University in Georgia is committed to creating leading music educators. As a Music Education student, you’ll work with professors who have either university or public school experience in over ten states. Our faculty features specialists and mentors in Choral, General, Instrumental, and Orchestra education.

The KSU music education major is a professional degree, which means that, upon successful completion of degree requirements and tests, you’ll receive a Georgia teaching license and be certified to teach grades K-12.

Your four years at KSU will be challenging and musically enriching, and they will create memories that will forever change you and your thinking about music. The faculty and staff are here to support and assist you in making your experience individualized and meaningful for a long career. Kennesaw State is THE place in Georgia for innovative and supportive teacher training.



KSU Bachelor in Music Education Degree students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face, Online or Hybrid

Number of Credit Hours: 126 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Kennesaw

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Degree Pathway

Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.

Music Education Degree Pathway
degree pathway

Music Education Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Excellent Location - KSU is close to Atlanta, where the music scene is exceptional. The program gives you a strong foundation of music history, skills, and teaching practices. 

  • Hands-On - Students are immersed in studio practices with exceptional professors.  You’ll also be exposed to clinical experience in a local school. 

  • Enriching Facilities and Faculty - The Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music at KSU is comprised of over 250 vibrant, creative, and talented music students and over 80 faculty members and professional staff devoted to the development of music education, performance, and scholarship within our community.

What can you do with a Music Education degree?

  • Band Director
  • District Supervisor of Music
  • Ethnomusicologist
  • Music Historian
  • Music Therapist
  • Music Teacher, College, Conservatory, or University
  • Music Teacher, Elementary, Middle or High School
  • Musicologist
  • Private Instrument Teacher
  • Music Agent

Bachelor in Music Education Degree Salary and Career Information

A career in Music Education offers various paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs achievable with a bachelor's degree in Music Education from KSU.

Double Owl

Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

Double Owl Pathways

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Bailey School of Music

Kennesaw State University
Bailey School of Music
Building 31, Room 111, MD 3201
471 Bartow Avenue
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Phone: 470-578-6151

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