Graduates from the music education program hold teaching positions in Ohio and throughout the country.
Teachers of self-enrichment education held about 253,600 jobs in 2008. The largest numbers of teachers were employed by public and private educational institutions and providers of social assistance.
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Freshman Students: Students must audition before being admitted to the School of Music. Inquiries can be directed to the Coordinator of Admissions and Scholarships, School of Music, E-101 Music and Speech, Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242-0001(or call 330-672-2172).
Transfer Students: In addition to meeting the general transfer admission requirement (2.0 cumulative GPA), students must audition before being admitted to the School of Music. Additional information is available from the School of Music Office, E-101 Music and Speech Center, Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242-0001 (or call 330-672-2172).
Students in the instrumental concentration are required to complete one-half senior recital, which may not be performed during the student-teaching period. Students specializing in wind, brass and percussion instruments must enroll in marching band (MUS 45222) once during their first two years of study.
Students in the choral/general concentration are required to complete one-half senior recital, which may not be performed during the student-teaching period.
Major field achievement test in music history and music theory. Senior Recital. Student Teaching.
STUDY ABROAD/AWAY OPPORTUNITIES: Contact the School of Music (330-672-2172).
There are many Study Abroad/Away Opportunities, for more information contact the Office of Global Education.
PROGRAM FEE: $100/semester
ACCREDITATION: National Association of Schools of Music
Kappa Kappa Si, Delta Omicron, American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), Ohio Collegiate Music Education Association (OCMEA).
Conducting (M.A.), Ethnomusicology (M.A.), Music Composition (M.A.), Music Theory (M.A.), Musicology (M.A.), Music Education (M.M.), Performance: Chamber Music (M.M.)