Music Education P-12 Alternative Class A (Vocal-Choral) - Master of Arts

A Cappella Choir Students

Alternative Class A Programs are for students who completed a non-teaching degree or for students who want to change teaching fields. Completion of the Alternative Class A program leads to the Master’s degree and recommendation for Master’s-level Alabama Class A professional educator certification. Advanced coursework includes project-based learning, music technology, focus on diverse music styles and teaching approaches, creativity and assessment in music as well as current trends in music education.

Potential Careers

  • Elementary or Middle School Music Teacher
  • School Choral Director
  • Junior College or Community College Music Instructor

Median Annual Salary

Elementary and Middle School Teacher


Secondary Teacher




*Median annual salaries are from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Additional Facts

Alabama Class A professional educator certification