If I have a master's in composition can I work as a music teacher at the elementary of high school level?
If I have a master's in composition.. Can I work as a music teacher at the elementary of high school level, or would I need a degree in music education.
Asked By: ifo1389 - 8/12/2009
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You do not need a degree in music education - you need *certification*. The normal path is via a degree, but there are other ways. You need to contact the state education department in the state where you live (yes - all states in the US have different requirements - isn't democracy and states' rights wonderful... More
Answered By: mamianka - 8/16/2009
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You usually need a degree in music ed and a teaching credential.
Answered By: Piano Pronto - 8/12/2009
You'd normally need a degree in music education. I got some instrumental teaching work in schools last year based on teaching experience and demonstrated teaching ability (and having a degree in music), but for classroom teaching, I would have needed an education qualification.
Answered By: Rachel _Not_Idiot - 8/13/2009
You will also need teacher certification for wherever you are teaching, even if you have a music ed degree - you can't just walk in to an interview and plop down your diploma to be qualified.
Answered By: kucletus - 8/13/2009
You may be able to, i.e., you may have accumulated appropriate knowledge and skills. But at least in the USA, you will not be allowed to. The education mafia is very protective of their credentials, even though they have not been proven to lead to better teaching... More
Answered By: CWRUlibrarian - 8/14/2009
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