If you have a passion for music and a desire to help students of all ages learn about and appreciate all things music-related, then consider this Advanced Certificate in Music Education (K-12). This program is intended for students who have already completed a bachelor's degree in a music-related field.

This certification is also for college graduates seeking an music (K-12) teacher certification in the State of Pennsylvania. Each certification requires a course sequence of study and clinical practicum experiences. Admission standards include: a bachelor's degree from an accredited university, completed application for admission and official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions you’ve attended. Applicant must have graduated with an overall GPA of at least a 3.0 to qualify for this certificate program.

Cost and Career Information

In compliance with the “gainful employment” regulations under Title IV of the Higher Education Act, as amended, Mercyhurst is disclosing certain cost and career information to prospective students. You can view this information by clicking here.

Admission Procedures

Applying is easy! Fill out your fREE online application, then have official college transcripts sent to the Office of Graduate and Continuing Education at:

Mercyhurst University
501 E 38th St
Erie, PA 16546

Contact Us

Paul Hirsch 
Enrollment Counselor
Phone: 814-824-2985
Email: phirsch@mercyhurst.edu