Description of the Program

This program is intended for individuals with at least a bachelor's degree in a music-related area who intends to become a music - instrumental education (P-12). The program leads to the completion of the graduate degree but also fulfills the requirements for an Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) Alternative-A Teaching Certificate in Music: Instrumental Education (P-12). 

Admission Requirements

  1. Unconditional admission to UAH and major department (if applicable)
  2. Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher
  3. Passing score on required Praxis II Content Area Exam
  4. Program of Study (POS) on file in Education 

Program Requirements

Professional Studies
ED 501INTRO TO EDUCATION1
ED 520COMPUTER BASED INSTRUCT'L TECH3
ED 530APPLIED MULTICULTURALISM3
ED 593ED EXCEPT CHILD & YOUTH3
ED 604CONTRIBUTION PSY TO EDUC3
ED 607EDU LEADER AS EVALUATOR3
ED 608EXPAND RDG ABIL CONT AREA INST3
ED 609CLASSROOM & BEHAVIOR MGMT3
MUE 527TEACHING GENERAL MUSIC3
MUE 5293
Teaching Field
MU 501FORM AND ANALYSIS2
MU 516ORCHESTRATION2
MU 525ADVANCED CONDUCTING2
MU 611SEMINAR IN MUSIC HISTORY & LIT3
MUX 599UAH WIND ENSEMBLE1
Principal Instrument (MUA 500+)3
Internship
ED 696P-12 INTERNSHIP3
Required Proficiencies
Piano Proficiency
Performance Proficiency
Students are required to complete 200 hours of field experiences throughout the program before their internship.
Total Semester Hours44