Music Education at WVU
The Music Education curriculum at West Virginia University is unusually comprehensive and prepares graduates for a wide variety of teaching settings. Upon completion of the program, graduates receive a bachelor’s degree in music and WV Birth – Adult teaching certification. This degree allows graduates to pursue various career opportunities on both the elementary and secondary school levels.
- comprehensive curriculum
- talented student colleagues
- excellent and varied ensemble offerings
- nationally recognized faculty
- outstanding faculty/student ratio
These advantages have resulted in a full-time teaching position placement rate of nearly 100% for non-placebound WVU Music Education graduates over the past several years. WVU Music Education graduates also compete favorably with graduates of other major institutions for admission to prestigious graduate programs in Music.
Graduate with the degree Bachelor of Music (Music Education) and qualify for professional certification in teaching (Birth – Adult Music, WV).
For additional information about Music Education programs at West Virginia University please contact
Dr. Molly Weaver
Coordinator, Music Education