Licensure Procedures | BA in Music Education

The BA in music education degree is designed to prepare students to pursue teaching licensure procedure through graduate degree programs.

  • All states require teachers to have a valid teaching license if they are to teach music in Pre-K-12 music education settings.
  • Teaching licenses can be earned through a fifth year Master of Arts teaching programs that are available at several universities in Oregon or through two-year Master in Music degrees offered at few universities in Oregon.

Students who complete this degree and are interested in pursing a teaching license will have an opportunity to pursue a Master of Arts in Teaching degree at Pacific University’s College of Education.

For licensure at the undergraduate level, see the Bachelor of Music Education + teaching license program.