B.M. Music Education

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Music Education Students

The music education program provides a solid basis for professional success as a teacher through courses in performance, theory, music history, music education, and liberal studies. Available with either a Jazz or Classical focus, our Music Education degree combines the best aspects of music and education into a strong and diverse program that leads to teacher certification in music for the State of New Jersey.

  • Take weekly private lessons on your major instrument.
  • Participate in instrumental, choral, and chamber ensembles.
  • Study piano, voice, and all band and orchestra instruments.
  • Perform on and off campus.
  • Have opportunities for professional development as a teacher both in and beyond the university.

William Paterson’s Collegiate Chapter of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) gives students additional opportunities to discuss and participate in music education, be part of regional and national conventions, and enjoy social activities.

B.M. Music Ed Brochure

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