Prepare for your meaningful and purposeful career inspiring excellence and impacting students’ lives through music.

Become a part of a welcoming learning community that shares a love for music-making and teaching. 

Music education courses are taught by Malone professors with experience teaching in many different environments, including both public and private schools. You will be equipped to impact the lives of students of all ages in a variety of instructional settings, using effective pedagogical techniques and contemporary technology.  Completing this comprehensive major in music education will prepare you for multi-age licensure (PreK-12) to teach music to students in a caring, professional, and equitable manner.


  • Network through our long-standing community and academic partnerships to earn top-quality student-teaching placements and jobs immediately upon graduation.
  • Experience fellowship and enrichment in our campus music community through involvement in ensembles, including the University Symphonic Band, Pioneer Spirit Marching Band, String Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Chorale, and Chamber Choir-Amplified.
  • Discover a deep care for your students in an education program designed for all people and rooted in God’s love.

View course curriculum

The courses for Music Education are are listed in the official Academic Catalog

catalog buttonsOnce in the catalog, you can use the buttons (pictured left) located at the upper right of the page to plan your courses, save courses to your own personalized catalog, print them, and more!

Department of Music

Whether you want to build a career as a musician or simply enjoy music for music's sake, Malone University welcomes you!


April Linard ’05

As a band director, April had the opportunity to accompany students to perform in the Macy’s Great American Marching Band for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!