Music Education Certification & Licensure in the United States

2020 Analysis of State Music Education Certification Practices in the United States

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Education in Music (UHM)

Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Music (PBCSE)

Minimum Grade For Classes

Core Classes: D or above

Music Classes: C or above

Method Classes: Students must gain a cumulative 3.00 in music education courses


Minimum GPA: 2.75

UH Manoa Core Requirements


Scroll down, under College of Education, look for

  • Secondary Education: Music-General or
  • Secondary Education: Music-Instrumental

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