In the music education program at Carson-Newman, you’ll be nurtured to your fullest potential as a musician and as an educator. Our outstanding faculty are committed to personal investment in each student, and a challenging curriculum ensures that you’re prepared for your career. This comprehensive program develops your musical expertise and also includes theory, history and educational methods with extensive practicum experiences.
Emphasis Areas InstrumentalVocal
In 2015, the U.S. Congress established the Every Student Succeeds Act, which supports local innovations in education. According to the Arts Education Partnership, this increased flexibility opens doors to expanding the role of arts as an essential component of education.
The professors are incredible, the opportunities for growth are abundant, and I graduated with the skills and confidence I need to begin my music teaching career.
You’ll have 50 hours of practicums in school classrooms and a full semester of student teaching.