Music Education Studies at TSU

Educating Tomorrow's Music Teachers

Student teacher in the classroom
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Music Education:

Master of Eduction (M.Ed.) in Curriculum & Instruction:

Mission: The Music Education program is dedicated to empowering students through classroom and "real-life" learning experiences applicable to a career in K-12 teaching. To become an effective music educator, each student must commit to excellence in both teaching and musicianship.

The Bachelor of Science in Music Education is intended for students who wish to pursue a teaching career at the elementary, middle, and high school levels in public and private schools. Students who complete the undergraduate Music Education degree at Tennessee State University are professionally licensed to teach K-12 choral, instrumental, and general music through coursework taken in the general education curriculum, the College of Education, and the Department of Music.

The TSU Music Education program is based on the National Standards for Arts Education in Music and the requirements for licensure established by the Tennessee Department of Education.

For more information contact Dr. Patricia Reeves, Coordinator of Music Education, at or call 615-963-7785.


2014 NAfME National In-Service Conference NAfME Collegiate

Gaylord Opryland, Nashville, TN

October 26-29, 2014

Nashville is the host of the 2013 NAfME In-Service Conference! The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) will hold its national conference including numerous clinics, professional development opportunities, jam sessions, concerts, etc., right here in Nashville, Tennessee! Click here for conference details.