Music Education

Berea College offers a music education degree with instrumental or vocal emphasis. Upon successful completion of the music education degree, students earn P-12 teacher certification. Click here to view degree requirements in the Course Catalog.

The program is designed to balance instructional time with hands-on, active learning. Music Education students often engage with schools in the community to observe and teach in a supervised setting. For more information about Music Education at Berea College, contact Dr. James Dreiling.


“It’s one of the characteristics of a leader that he not doubt for one moment the capacity of the people he’s leading to realize whatever he’s dreaming.”

– Benjamin Zander, conductor, Boston Philharmonic Orchestra