Music Education Major | Luther College

Music Education Major | Luther College

Become a mentor with purpose. Study music education at Luther and develop the tools you need to inspire a passion for music.

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Why Study Music Education?

Music educators help students develop their whole person—mind, body, and spirit. By majoring in music education, you’ll become an educator who brings people together around music. You’ll get the skills you need to teach proper technique. You’ll also help your students become creative and analytical thinkers.

As a teacher, you’ll have an immediate impact on the next generation. Students need teachers who will prepare them to meet an ever-changing society. Schools are looking for skilled and knowledgeable individuals to fill that need. The demand for qualified educators is as high as it’s ever been.

Why Study Music Education at Luther?

Luther’s music education program prepares you for the music classroom by merging key parts of our music and education curriculum, including:

  • Nurturing a depth of knowledge to match your strengths and interests and to engage future students in a wide variety of music-making contexts
  • Hands-on experience at the front of the classroom through off-campus practicums and in-class activities
  • Developing theoretical knowledge of learning and human behavior as well as teaching competencies

Finally, Luther’s music education major is fully accredited by both the National Association of Schools of Music and the Iowa Department of Education. You will leave Luther ready to make an immediate difference as a music educator.

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