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Seton Hill University is an all Steinway School.Share Your Love of Music

The Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree from Seton Hill University will prepare you to effectively share your love of music with others while transforming lives, schools and communities.

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Why the Music Education Program at Seton Hill University?

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At Seton Hill University, you'll take advantage of practical teaching opportunities beginning your freshman year, gaining experience to build upon as you move forward towards your future career as an educator. As a student in Seton Hill's Music Education (B.M.) Program, you will

  • earn your K-12 music certification in Pennsylvania
  • create your digital portfolio
  • enjoy state-of-the-art facilities in our Performing Arts Center
  • become a member of Seton Hill's Collegiate Chapter of the National Association of Music Education
  • experience all of the benefits of our Apple Distinguished School, including an Apple Laptop and iPad for all full-time freshmen

100% Placement for Seton Hill Music Education Graduates!

All of Seton Hill’s May 2016 graduates moved forward by accepting scholarships and assistantships for graduate studies and/or positions as music educators in schools throughout the country. Where will a degree in music education from Seton Hill take you?

Audition

In addition to the University's requirements for admission, all music majors must successfully audition for Seton Hill's music faculty to be admitted into the Music Program.

EnsemblesSeton Hill University's Music Program offers 17 different ensembles.

Seton Hill University's Music Program offers a full range of large and specialized ensembles, in which all music majors are involved. Most ensembles are also open to non-music majors.

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Careers

Seton Hill University has an award-winning Career and Professional Development Center.The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects teaching positions to increase steadily through 2026, with employment growth varying by region. A degree in Music Education from Seton Hill's School of Visual and Performing Arts in association with the School of Education and Applied Social Sciences will prepare you to teach at any level (K-12) and in any discipline (classroom music, choral and/or instrumental ensembles).

Seton Hill's award-winning Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) will work with you, you professors and local, regional and national employers to prepare you with the career preparation skills, internship opportunities and placement services that you need - as a student and after you graduate.

Faculty

As a student in Seton Hill University's Music Education Program, you will work with skilled faculty from both the School of Visual and Performing Arts and the School of Education and Applied Social Sciences. Your professors will have a wide variety of experiences in different instruments and ensembles. 

Ready to Take Your Next Step Forward?

At Seton Hill University, 99% of incoming freshmen receive aid.You can apply online for free at any time. Seton Hill features streamlined admissions requirements and a comprehensive aid program. If you haven’t been to visit us yet, please schedule a time to come up to the Hill. You may just see your future from here. 

To contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, fill out our online Request for Information form. You may also call us any time at (724) 838-4281 or (800) 826-6234, or send an email to admit@setonhill.edu.