Academic Catalog


Bachelor of Music Music with a Major in PreK-12 Instrumental Music Education (BM)

Douglas T. Owens, Program Advisor

Students completing the Bachelor of Music, Music Education degree will be recommended for the appropriate license to teach music in the public schools. Majors are available in vocal or instrumental music for grades PreK-12. Music Education graduates that complete the approved teacher education program (including the Teacher Candidate Internship) are eligible for teaching licensure from the Virginia Department of Education, which is reciprocal in multiple states. 

The ODU Bachelor of Music, Music Education degree program provides comprehensive preparation for the pre-service music educator. Multiple observation, practicum and internship field experiences allow the student to build upon the superb pedagogical, applied and ensemble performance foundation required throughout the curriculum.

Contact Dr. Douglas Owens, Music Education Undergraduate Program Advisor, for additional information.