The advanced certificate in music education is for the student with an undergraduate music degree who wishes to teach music in the New York State public school system. This course of study meets the curricular requirements for initial certification in New York State. 21 credits, 100 field hours, and forty days of student teaching are required for the certificate. The courses required by the School of Education may vary depending on the entry qualifications of students. All students should consult with the School of Education for the current requirements.