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Multi-Age Education Program Overview

Do you have a special talent in music or art? Become even more accomplished and teach others! Ashland University's multi-age program prepares teachers in art education and music education for elementary, middle or high school students.

Art Education

Embark on a transformative journey in art education at Ashland University, where aspiring teachers are nurtured to inspire the next generation of creators. Dive into innovative pedagogies and hands-on experiences that cultivate your teaching skills while fostering creativity in your students. Join a vibrant community of educators committed to shaping young minds through the power of art.

Art Education major Emily Minns

Music Education

Ignite your passion for music education at Ashland University, where future music teachers are equipped with the knowledge and skills to make a difference in students' lives. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive curriculum that blends musical expertise with effective teaching strategies. Gain practical experience through internships and student teaching opportunities, preparing you to lead with confidence in the classroom. Join a supportive community of educators and musicians dedicated to fostering a love for music in learners of all ages.

Tom Reed giving a saxaphone lesson

Contact Information

Ron Blackley, D.M.A.
Ron Blackley, DMA
Chair, Music and Theatre  Departments
Director, Choral Activities
Professor of Music
209 Center for the Arts
Stephen Denney
Stephen Denney, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Teacher Education
Associate Professor of Education
123 Dwight Schar College of Education