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Music Education

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Learn how to teach your passion!

Working in conjunction with Florida Southern College's School of Education, our Music Department offers a Bachelor of Music Education major that prepares you for a professional teaching career in the K-12 classroom.

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Accredited by NASM

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Florida Southern provides a comprehensive music education curriculum that meets national standards.

Individualized Instruction

Small classes with personable and talented faculty guide you through the journey to your goals in music and education.

Networking Opportunities

Students may join an active campus student chapter of the National Association of Future Music Educators (NAfME), which provides additional educational experiences.

Scholarships

Talent-based scholarships for students intending to pursue a music degree are available through audition.

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Become the Music Educator of Today and Tomorrow

In EDU 4454 Special Methods in Education, emphasis is given to the research based on effective teaching behaviors. You’ll be prepared to teach in the secondary subject areas using a variety of research techniques, materials, and teaching strategies.

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Hear from college leadership, faculty, and staff as you learn more about life and learning at Florida Southern College. Academic showcases spanning the breadth of the college's academic offerings will provide you with opportunities to learn more about the Music Education program.

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4+1 Master of Education

Graduate in five years with two degrees. Save significant investment and time earning our prestigious MEd.

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Featured Music Education Faculty

Brian Brink, Ph.D.
- Music Department Chair

I strive to engage every student and provide the essential ingredients that will build a strong knowledge base and a foundation for continued learning. Getting to know each student beyond the classroom personalizes the learning and directs my teaching toward their abilities. Whatever a student’s strengths, leading them to search beyond their reach for progressively new skills, is my approach.

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Clubs and More

The Music Educators National Conference student chapter, which all interested music students are encouraged to join; Delta Omicron, an international professional fraternity open to music majors and minors, Phi Mu Alpha, a music fraternity open to anyone with a professional interest in music regardless of major; SoCo Productions, with chapters across the globe for students to explore the music business, and MIC (Media Industry Club), bringing leaders of the music and media industries together.

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Program Information

First-Years

All freshman applicants to Florida Southern College’s full-time degree programs must submit the following information:

Transfers

Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores

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