Music Education

Music Education

Southern & Dobson

Building: MU-43
Music Department Phone: 480-461-7575

Program Director

Craig Peterson

Mesa Community College
P: 480-461-7164
Music Building MU-43

Alma V. Quiros
Administrative Secretary
P: 480-461-7575
Music |  Performing Arts Center

The Music Education program at MCC is designed for the student seeking a four-year degree in music education at the primary and secondary levels.

Our program provides you with fundamental musical skills covering a variety of topics, including theory, performance, composition, conducting, methods, and history.

You’ll complete four semesters of theory and aural perception, piano and private instruction, large ensemble performances, and the general studies you need for transferring.

Upon completion, you’ll have the option to transfer to the state universities or the on-campus partnership with Ottawa University for your four-year degree.

Become a Student - Steps to Enroll

Available Certificates

Degree / Certificate Title Courses
Certificate of Completion (CCL) Beginning Piano Pedagogy Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL) Intermediate Piano Pedagogy Course Sequence

Transfer to a University

Looking to Transfer?

Students wishing to major in Music Education MUST consult with a Music Department advisor at MCC prior to enrolling in classes. It is also imperative that you visit with an advisor from the select colleges below to validate transfer information.

Ottawa University:

Music Education

Arizona State University:

Music Education |   Jazz Performance  |  Music Therapy  |  Performance

University Of Arizona:

Music Education  |  Jazz  |  Performance & Composition

Northern Arizona University:

Performance  |  Music Education

Meet with an Advisor

Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Music Education program is available through the Music department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.