B.M. In Choral Music Education
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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
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Aug 19, 2024

Use Music to Inspire Your Students with Our Bachelor’s Degree in Choral Music Education

As a future music teacher, you have the unique opportunity and responsibility to speak into the lives of your students. Our Bachelor of Music (B.M.) in Music Education – Choral degree is designed to give you the foundational knowledge you need to teach music from a biblical worldview.

Throughout this choral music degree program, you will learn how to arrange music for choral performances, direct a choral ensemble, and help your students improve their vocal performance. When you earn your degree from one of the leading Christian universities in the world, you will learn how to use music as a medium to inspire your students and make an impact on their lives for eternity.

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At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among Niche.com’s Top 3 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s B.M. in Choral Music Education Degree? 

We are committed to providing you with the training you need to use your musical talents to glorify God. We offer state-of-the-art classrooms, rehearsal, recording, and performance facilities where you can gain the practical experience you need for your career.

Our faculty members have earned their degrees from many of the most prestigious music schools in the nation, and they work to ensure you have the classroom environment you need to develop your musical style and skills. As 1 of the top 10 largest schools of music in the nation, we offer a variety of classes and performance opportunities from our LU Praise choir to Libertad – a praise band that utilizes the Latino style.

What Will You Learn in Our Choral Music Education Bachelor’s Degree Program?

Throughout our B.M. in Music Education –  Choral program, you will study many foundational aspects of music as well as apply what you learn to real-world performance and teaching situations. Beginning with harmonic practices and theory, you will take music classes that focus on theory and methodology, such as basic conducting and music technology. You will also have opportunities to participate in ensemble performances as well as study both a primary and secondary instrument.

Equally important to your B.M. degree are the teacher-licensure classes, where you will learn teaching methods and gain experience in elementary, middle, and high school classrooms. You will also learn how to teach vocal performance under the guidance of a professor from the School of Music.

View our Bachelor of Music in Music Education – Choral’s Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

MUSC 200 – Music, Art, Worship, and Culture

MUSC 316 – Choral Conducting

MUSC 330 – Music Technology 1: Notation

MUSC 413 – Vocal Pedagogy for Music Education

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Highlights of Our B.M. in Music Education – Choral Degree

  • We are dedicated to producing graduates of distinction. Our graduates have found careers as musicians playing for stars like Carrie Underwood, well-known Christian singers and songwriters, worship leaders at Harvest Bible Chapel, and conductors leading choir festivals throughout Southeast Asia.
  • Our LU Praise choir has performed for the President of the United States and as one of three choirs chosen to represent the American Choral Directors Association in China.
  • Liberty Music Group (LMG) is our School of Music’s professional music publishing and recording company. This student-run label provides students, staff, and faculty with the opportunity to publish their work.
  • Participate in a variety of our School of Music ensembles that draw on folk and bluegrass, a cappella, and Latino styles.

Our Bachelor’s Degree in Choral Music and Education Program Information

  • Residential 
  • Total hours 126
  • Transfer in up to 75% of your total degree.
  • This program falls under our School of Music.
  • View our bachelor’s in music educationchoral’s Degree Completion Plan.
  • Visit our School of Music page in our course catalog.

Career Opportunities for Our B.M. in Choral Music Education Graduates

  • Band director
  • Choir director
  • Primary and secondary music education teacher
  • Private voice teacher
  • Music ministry

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • Results from the CLT, SAT, or ACT are not required for admission, but may be used in consideration for merit-based aid.
  • Admission essay


*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.