Undergraduate degrees which provide certification to teach in the state of Missouri are available in the following areas:

  • Instrumental Music K-12
  • Vocal Music K-12
  • Instrumental Music K-12 plus Piano (double major)
  • Vocal Music K-12 plus Piano (double major)

Enrolling in the music education program provides specialization in either the vocal or instrumental areas and includes coursework from the College of Education. Additional requirements include at least four (4) semesters participation in a large ensemble (Southeast Missouri State Marching Band, Wind Symphony, Concert Band, University Choir, Southeast Symphony) as well as presentation of a senior recital.

Mary Mims coordinates the Southeast music education program whose faculty members include: Robert Conger, Peter Durow, and Martin Reynolds.

For admission requirements to Teacher Education, visit

For the Department of Middle and Secondary Education, visit

For more information on our music department, visit http://www.semo.edu/study/music.


River Campus Seminary 254
Department of Music
One University Plaza, MS 7800
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701