Program Overview

The Music Teacher Education program here at Florida A&M University is a State of Florida approved teacher education program. It offers the Bachelor of Science in Music Teacher Education with two tracks, or two concentrations: Bachelor of Science in Music Teacher Education (Concentration in Wind and Percussion) or Bachelor of Science in Music Teacher Education (With a Concentration in Voice or Piano). The Music Teacher Education program is designed to prepare and certify personnel to teach music in the public schools, grades K-12. The program includes coursework in music theory, music history, and applied music study; required participation in music ensembles, as well as coursework in music teacher education methodology and pedagogy. The culmination of the program is the student teaching experience during the final semester upon graduation.

Bachelor of Science in Music Teacher Education (Concentration in Wind and Percussion)

The Bachelors of Science in Music Teacher Education with a Concentration in Wind or Percussion degree is designed to prepare future music teacher educators with a previous background in instrumental music for elementary, secondary, and college teaching positions. 134 Hours are required for the completion of this degree.

Bachelor of Science in Music Teacher Education (with a concentration in Voice or Piano)

The Bachelors of Science in Music Teacher Education with a Concentration in Voice or Piano degree is designed to prepare future music teacher educators with a previous background in vocal music or piano who will seek elementary, secondary, and college teaching positions. 131 Hours are required for the completion of this degree.

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Vanessa PittsBannister, Ed.D.

Chair, Associate Professor

Office: GEC-C-312 

Telephone: 850-412-6659

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Gore Education Complex

501 Orr Drive

Tallahassee, Florida 32307

850.561.2989 

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