Music Education

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Craig C. Peterson

Chair: Music

Residential Faculty - Music


This program is part of the Music Department.

Music Education

It is possible to have a career in music. Imagine that. If you already have, welcome. The first step on your journey to a career in music begins in the Music Education program at MCC.

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.

Available Certificates

A list of available degrees and certificates offered in the Music Education program
Degree / Certificate Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL Beginning Piano Pedagogy Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion CCL Intermediate Piano Pedagogy Course Sequence
Academic Certificate AC Electronic Music Course List

Transfer to a University

A list of available transfer options for the Music Education program
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Associate in Arts Arizona State University Bachelor of Arts in Music

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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.