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The University of Central Oklahoma School of Music is recognized nationwide as one of Oklahoma's foremost institutions for preparing professional musicians in all fields.



UCO students in this degree program are uniquely prepared and certified to teach vocal music at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. Faculty members are committed to providing challenging, hands-on, and inspirational studies in all areas of vocal/choral music, performance, and educational concepts. Features of the degree include an internship program with the Young Choirs of Central Oklahoma, individualized conducting experiences with campus choral ensembles, and student teaching with master teachers in the field. These transformative learning experiences prepare students for a successful and rewarding career as a vocal music educator.

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Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

The UCO College of Fine Arts and Design annually awards more than $150,000 in scholarships with more than 90 scholarship opportunities.  Our talented and ambitious students ensure that CFAD remains a center for excellence in the fine and performing arts. CFAD scholarships recognize the dedication displayed in the classroom, in performances, and in exhibitions, as well as help our students make their studies a primary focal point and not monetary stress.

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Career Opportunities

Music Education - Vocal career opportunities include: 

  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Private Lessons

Community Opportunities

Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.