Education (Music)


Music Education and Band at WNCC

Program Overview

WNCC offers an Associate of Arts degree in Education with a Music emphasis on our Scottsbluff campus. This emphasis area offers the first two years of basic music requirements for the baccalaureate degree in Music Education.

The non-music courses that are suggested meet the College's requirements for the Associate of Arts degree.


  • Provide the music requirements in Music Theory and Ear Training.
  • Provide music requirements in applied music major area and keyboard.
  • Provide ensemble participation.
  • Provide related education courses.
  • Provide options in related areas of study.
  • Provide options for music minor participation.

Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Arts in Education (Music)

Career Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2012, the median pay for Elementary School Teachers was $53,090 per year and $55,050 per year for Secondary Teachers. Growth in jobs for Elementary teachers for the decade 2012-2022 was projected to 12% and 6% for High School. (