MajorMusic Education - Vocal

Wichita State's Bachelor of Music Education (BME)—vocal—combines professional training with experienced music educators, real-world teaching experience in local schools, and virtually countless opportunities to perform, in venues big and small, on campus and throughout Kansas' center of arts and culture.

Learn how music education - vocal is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted into the College of Fine Arts, you must first be admitted to Wichita State. Once you're admitted to WSU, you'll need to schedule an audition through the School of Music.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.

Inside the Program

Expand your skills through Kodaly certification

As a vocal education student, you have the opportunity to become certified in the Kodaly method of singing.

Kodaly uses games, movement, songs and listening exercises to train students in basic musical skills and teach the reading and writing of music.

WSU's Kodaly music teacher certification program has been recognized by the Organization of American Kodaly Educators as one of the largest in the nation.


The curriculum is divided into general education, music performance, music theory and history, and music education—including applied learning in K-12 classrooms—equipping you with the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to start your successful teaching career.


Thanks to WSU's extensive network of employer connections, students in every major have opportunities to gain real-world experience—helping them build a resume, make professional connections and land their dream jobs.

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