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Vocal, Bachelor of Music Education

High Standards in Music Education

By earning a Bachelor of Music Education degree with an vocal emphasis at the University of Central Missouri, you’ll be prepared to teach K through 12 music or to go on to a variety of musical careers. You’ll develop your skills as a performer and conductor while enjoying opportunities to study diverse topics in music, from musicology and theory to jazz and cutting-edge technology. You’ll benefit from an outstanding faculty of performers, composers, and scholars who regularly appear on stage around the world. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of performing groups and take part in more than 100 recitals, concerts and other musical performances each year.

Experiential Learning

At UCM, we commit our students to learning by doing. You’ll have access to engaging learning experiences, including getting involved in student and professional organizations, participating in service-learning projects, and performing with our award-winning ensembles. You’ll be given many opportunities each semester to perform in solo, ensemble, and theatrical settings. And best of all, you’ll learn from caring professors who are also outstanding teachers and performers.


Prof. Jackson Thomas
Assistant Professor
UTT 211
Tel: (660)543-4162


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