The Bachelor of Music in music education degree prepares students to teach K-12 instrumental and vocal music. The program is comprised of a broad range of courses emphasizing both the theory and practice of music education, taught by a faculty of distinguished music educators. Throughout the junior year, students have the opportunity to refine their skills and knowledge through a partnership with a Chicago Public School. During the senior year, students work with master teachers throughout the Chicagoland area while student teaching. Upon graduation, students are eligible for Illinois music teacher certification.