Find your purposeful and meaningful career inspiring creativity and excellence in the next generation of musicians

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

Some courses are taught by Malone professors within the walls of a public school, and we emphasize and prepare you to use the latest technology in the classroom, including state-of-the-art recording studios. Completing this comprehensive major in music education will prepare you for multi-age licensure (K-12) to teach music to students in a caring, nondiscriminatory, and equitable manner.

Program Distinctives

  • Network through our long-standing community partnerships to earn top-quality student-teaching placements and jobs immediately upon graduation.
  • Feel a sense of belonging in our campus music community through involvement in the University marching band, jazz band, chorale, and chamber choir.
  • Discover a deep care for your students in a music education program designed for people of any background and rooted in God’s love for all people.

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!