Students enrolled in this Music major will earn the Bachelor of Music (B.M.) in Performance or Education.

Enrolled students choose an emphasis: 

  • vocal performance
  • instrumental performance
  • K-12 music education: vocal
  • K-12 music education: instrumental 

Program Benefits

Completion of the Bachelor of Music (Education) will satisfy all standards for teacher licensure as required by the Illinois State Board of Education. Northeastern Illinois University has not made a determination as to whether this education degree program meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification in any of the other 54 U.S. states and jurisdictions. Specific requirements for licensure or certification in states other than Illinois vary from state-to-state. In some cases, you may need to take additional coursework or exams to meet individual state requirements and/or you may need to complete background checks.

Academic Catalog Information

Take a closer look at the bachelor's degree in Music and the courses offered toward the degree.

Music, B.M.

Department and Contact Information

If you are interested in the program or have questions, please contact Music and Dance.

Music and Dance Department Homepage

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