About the Music Education Program

Kansas State University is at the forefront of music education, producing music teachers that that have the confidence, skill, and philosophic foundation for guiding students' to aesthetically experience music and develop outstanding performance skills. Flexible programs offer a wide array of coursework as well as options the comprehensive PreK-12 certification. Classes are small so that students receive individual attention from faculty who are vitally interested in issues of creative and critical thinking, philosophically based education, student-centered learning, issues of social context, and music technology.

Undergraduate Program

Kansas State University's undergraduate program offers distinct advantages. Not only does its high standards far exceed state and national requirements, but allows for more field experiences in four years than are generally found in other programs. The degree can be completed in four years, but many elect a 4 1/2 or 5 year program. Collaborations with in across the state provide many opportunities for practice teaching. Job placement each year is 100%.

For more information, contact Phillip Payne at ppayne@ksu.edu.

Important Note

The Music Education Program is closely aligned with the College of Education teacher education unit. Specific requirements for admission and successful completion of our teacher education program can be found here. All of the necessary forms can be found at this link.