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 a 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.

Admission Procedures

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

Mercyhurst University
501 E 38th St
Erie, PA 16546


Contact Us

Colleen Hordych
Graduate Enrollment Coordinator
Phone: 814-824-2297
Email: chordych@mercyhurst.edu