Colorado Christian University
Music Education Major

Bachelor of Music in Music Education

K-12 Licensure — Music Endorsement

CCU's Bachelor of Music in Music Education is for those who love music and want to help others awaken their own musicality. We see music as a pathway to success in other areas of your life, which is why we train our students to be both outstanding musicians and inspiring educators. The Music Education major at Colorado Christian University will prepare you for Colorado Teacher Licensure in K-12 Music.

As a Music Education major, you’ll learn about servant leadership as well as excellence in music. You’ll practice skills such as sight reading, ear training, composition, conducting, orchestration, and improvisation, and you will learn how to teach these skills to your future students. You will also practice your skills as a music educator during a classroom experience.

Music Education in the Christian University

CCU's School of Music shares the Music Education program with CCU's School of Education, which has been recognized by the state of Colorado as a program of excellence. The distinct focus on developing students who are servant-leaders as well as excellent practitioners has earned CCU graduates in Music Education teaching positions in both public and private schools throughout the state.

What can you do with a degree in music education?

  • Band/Choir/Orchestra director
  • Elementary to high school music teacher
  • Private studio teacher

Interesting Classes You Might Take

  • Conducting
  • History of Music
  • Piano Proficiency

Prospective students who are planning to major in music education are required to audition for participation in most ensembles and for consideration for School of Music scholarships.

Course Catalog


Professional Licensure Disclosure

Colorado Christian University offers several academic programs which lead to professional licensure in the state of Colorado and, in some programs, prepare students for a national exam. All students should be aware that states vary in their educational and professional requirements depending on the profession. Some states require specific educational requirements, clinical requirements, accreditation requirements, or exam requirements. See professional licensure disclosures for details.

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