Acadia University

Music Education

Program Information

School:Acadia University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts / School of Music
Field of Study:Music Teacher Education
Description:The Acadia Music Education program is intended to provide the Bachelor of Education students with methodologies necessary for the teaching of Music as currently offered at the elementary and secondary levels in the public school system. There are two ways in which you can enter the Music Program. If you see yourself primarily as an elementary music specialist, you should apply through the elementary route. If you wish to teach instrumental and choral music at the middle or high school level, you should make application to the secondary education program.
URL:Music Education at Acadia University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $18,495

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]

Prospective students should demonstrate proficiencies in the following areas: primary instrument or voice, functional keyboard, and conducting. In addition, they should have experience in the following areas: music theory and ear training, music history, pedagogy of band and string instruments, method courses (brass, single reed, percussion and flute and double reed instruments, Elementary methods and/or Secondary methods, child development approaches), music technology, choral music, and large and small performing ensembles (e.g. jazz band, concert band, orchestra, choir).

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 22, 2016