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Bachelor of Vocal Music Education

Whether you choose to teach in a public, private, or home school cooperatives' education settings, SNU's Vocal Music Education program will provide you the expertise you need to succeed. Through festivals, contests, school performances, and workshops- you will participate in a variety of programs preparing you for a wide range of teaching opportunities.

Vocal Music Careers

When you graduate with your degree in music education from SNU, you’ll have the preparation you need for a successful career in many professions such as:

  • Performer
  • Music Teacher
  • Voice Coach

Download the Vocal Music Education Brochure 
Download the Vocal Music Education Degree Plan

SNU School of Music

The Program

  • Combines theory and practice to provide a degree that prepares students for a wide range of work
  • Nationally recognized for quality through both National Association of Schools of Music and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Exposure to experts in the field through practicums, observations and student teaching
  • Opportunity to develop leadership through one of the largest Collegiate National Association for Music Education chapters in the state
  • Hands-on experience conducting ensembles and musical productions
  • Opportunity to join our nationally recognized vocal jazz group, U Singers

The Professors

  • Experienced teachers at both large and small public schools
  • Have connections across the nation with names like Paris Rutherford and Rosana Eckert
  • Provide opportunities to enhance education and expand portfolios, both of which prepare students for success after graduation

The Preparation

  • SNU graduates hold the knowledge to get great jobs or continue their education
  • Our students have high pass rates for standardized tests post-graduation
  • Our graduates have a reputation for being high-quality, well-prepared music educators
  • We receive calls each year from schools desiring to hire our students

Southern Nazarene University is accredited by the
National Association of Schools of Music 
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Our Nazarene Heritage
Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to educating people for lives of service to God, leadership, and reconciliation toward their neighbors and within the global community. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read About Our Heritage

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