Music Education (all grades)

Not looking for New York State teacher certification? We also offer a non-certification program.

Degrees Offered: Certificate of Advanced Study; EdM
Certification Options: Initial Certification; Initial Certification/Professional Certification (combined); Professional Certification.

Why study music education at UB?

  • Individual attention in small classes at a major research university.
  • Quality experience at an affordable price.
  • Flexibility - attend to coursework wherever there is a computer and access to the internet.

Graduates from our programs influence the field as:

  • Teachers in school music programs
  • Guest conductors and composers
  • Leaders in international & regional music organizations
  • Professors at colleges and universities internationally
  • Researchers and authors
  • Professional development consultants
  • Expert contributors to policy and practice relative to Core Arts Standards and assessments

Join Us!

The University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education offers several music education programs that can be completed online, on-campus, or in a blended format. Regardless of which course of study you choose, we'll make you part of the process, put you in touch with music education's future, and be on your side after you graduate.

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Vibrant programs offered…
… for development of novice professionals,
… for continuing development of experienced professionals,
… for research and development of the music education profession.