Music Education at Austin Peay
Greetings and Welcome to the Music Education program at Austin Peay State University. Music Education is a challenging and rewarding career in which highly qualified professionals have the opportunity to continue their own creative endeavors as musicians, while providing a solid musical foundation and instilling a life-long love of music in their students. It is our goal to challenge you to grow personally, musically, and professionally as a music education major, and as you begin what we hope will be a successful and long-lasting career as a music educator.
As you consider a degree in music education, we hope that APSU can help you fulfill your dreams. In recent years, 100% of APSU music education graduates have either been hired as music teachers, or have been accepted into graduate programs. Our world-class ensembles, engaging out-reach programs, supportive students and faculty, and completely revitalized undergraduate and graduate music education curricula have transformed our department into one of the finest music education programs around. Join us to see why we consider APSU Tennessee’s home for music education.
APSU offers the Bachelor of Music in Music Education, and the Master of Music in Music in Music Eudcation. At the graduate level, APSU offers four cognate options, and online course offerings for working adults. The graduate program also offers an Initial Licensure Program, most of which can be completed online.
Cheyenne Plank: In the summer of 2017, APSU music education major, Cheyenne Plank was one of fourmusic students from Tennessee to attend the NAfME National Advocacy Summit in Washington D.C. This is the 3nd year that an APSU student has attended this summit. Cheyenne is from Adams, TN, and is pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Music Education. To read more about APSU's participation in NAfME, visit Collegiate NAfME.