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The Bachelor of Music in Music Education prepares students for positions as choral directors (principal performance area usually voice, piano or organ), instrumental directors (principal performance area usually in orchestral or band instruments) and for teaching general music in public schools. It requires students to spend approximately two-thirds of their time in music and teacher licensure study. UNCG music education graduates have traditionally experienced a very high job placement rate, and rank among the top music educators both in North Carolina and across the United States.


See the specific curriculum information for the Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree.

Degree Check Sheets

View the Degree Check Sheet for this degree with a concentration in:
Choral/General Degree Check Sheet
Instrumental/General Degree Check Sheet


The U.S. Department of Education requires that all higher education institutions advise students as to whether their curriculum provides them with the eligibility to apply for a professional license and/or certification in the state for which they plan to practice.

As such, please review UNC Greensboro’s status by state for the Bachelor of Music in Music Education. You should note whether the program either “meets,” “does not meet,” or if there “has not been a determination” of the program’s status in the state for which you plan to practice. Contact Dr. Jennifer Walter at jlstewa7@uncg.edu or 336-543-0259 with any questions regarding this data.