about the program
Combine that with our state-of-the-art performing arts facilities in the Bell Cultural Events Center and you'll get an exceptional education at MNU.
Our students have access to the best teacher mentors in the field. Through our Clinical Mentoring Team (CMT)—a teaching excellence team—we provide cooperating teachers who have both amazing classroom expertise and coaching abilities. With our convenient location close to multiple school districts, including some of the highest performing music programs in the Kansas/Missouri area, you’ll have many opportunities to connect, observe, and participate in practicums in these settings.
While you’re here, you can join the Educators Rising organization, for great networking opportunities as well as training and preparation for the job search. Based on your academic achievements, you can also participate in our chapters of the Gamma Chi and Pi Lambda Theta honor societies.
- We are accredited by NASM and CAEP
- There is a separate application and admission process
- Recent graduates scored a 93% pass rate for their content areas of the PRAXIS exam
- You will be certified in both vocal and instrumental and P-12
- You have the opportunity to audition for music scholarships.
YOU ARE PREPARED
As a graduate, you will complete all requirements to be certified in Kansas to teach P-12 Instrumental and Vocal Music. Our faculty will also help you find out how to become certified in other states, and many are similar to Kansas requirements.
Music majors will be provided a new iPad to increase their learning experience.
- School Teacher (K-12)
- Church Music Director
- Band Director
- Choir Director
- Children’s Ministry
- Private Instructor
Freshman Year - First Semester
|ENGL||1503||English Comp 1||3|
|BLIT||1103||Discovering the Old Testament||3|
|HIST||1203||US History to 1877||3|
Freshman Year - Second Semester
|ENGL||1703||English Comp 11||3|
|BLIT||1203||Discovering the New Testament||3|
|EDUC||2103||Introduction to Teaching||3|
|HIST||1303||US History since 1877||3|
|FNAR||Exploring Art or Theater or Music||3|
|MATH||2213||Math for the Elementary Teacher||3|
Developed specifically for Traditional Undergraduate Students, MNU launched a new schedule in 2020. Semester-long courses are now held on Monday/Thursday or Tuesday/Friday for 75 minutes each.
As an MNU student, you’ll encounter not only academic growth and career preparation but you’ll also transform through spiritual growth and time spent in service and mission. We think that’s a
recipe for success in today’s global world.