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Music Education (Music Studies)

Texas State Music Education Program

The Music Education program at Texas State University offers a Bachelor of Music in Music Studies with all-level Teacher Certification (in music in Texas). Entering students may study instrumental music education (for winds percussion, or strings), choral music education (for vocalists), or mariachi music education, which prepares them for positions as band, orchestra, choir, mariachi, or elementary music teachers. Students may elect to add a minor in Composition, Jazz, Mariachi, and/or Opera to this degree program. Please consult the undergraduate course catalog to learn about the requirements for this degree. Historically, students in this degree program have successfully been employed in music programs throughout the state.

At the master’s level, Texas State University offers a Master of Music in Music Education degree that can be completed during the long semesters or across three summer sessions.