BS in Music Education

The music education program at Case Western Reserve University is among the most well respected in the nation. Undergraduate music education majors pursue a fully accredited curriculum that develops musical knowledge and skills through a sequential program of instruction, critical thinking, and practical teaching experiences. The four-year degree program leading to teaching licensure guides our majors from their initial roles as students to their professional roles as future music educators.

Undergraduate program highlights include:

  • Small classes taught by full-time faculty who provide personalized attention to students
  • An emphasis on hands-on, experiential learning that is based on current research and best practices
  • Opportunities to perform with outstanding ensembles (band, choral, early music, jazz, and orchestral)
  • State-of-the-art technology resources
  • Experiencing the best of a liberal-arts and music conservatory-style educations by participating in our joint program with the internationally renowned Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Earning a music education degree from a program approved by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) and accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)