As a music education major, you’ll learn to apply cutting-edge pedagogical practices driving the future of education. Over eight semesters, while completing the college’s core music curriculum, you’ll acquire the skills to help your students achieve their full potential through the study of methodologies in general musicianship and performance techniques. You’ll gain real-world experience working with a community of musicians, faculty, and professional educators on the college’s Boston campus, as well as utilizing Boston’s diverse public school environment, all while earning a bachelor's degree.


Unlock the Minds of a New Generation

You’ll be licensed to teach K–12 by the end of your music education training at Berklee. Join an inclusive culture of respect centering on learning from each other in order to become the best teacher you can be.

Alumni Story

New Lessons: Berklee Alumni Craft the Future of Music Education

Several Berklee alumni have taken their experience with the Berklee way of learning into the world of private music lessons in order to find new ways to innovate and build on that traditional model.

Meet Your Mentors

Berklee to Launch the Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs This Fall

Berklee launched the Berklee Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs in the fall of 2017. The institute provides opportunities for individuals with special needs to learn about, experience, and create in the arts. 

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