Program Information

School: Capilano University
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Jazz/Jazz Studies
Music Teacher Education
Description: Recognized as one of Canada’s top jazz training institutions, CapU’s Jazz Studies programs foster your abilities in jazz performance, composition and music education in the context of an enriched liberal arts education.

The Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies – Education is a four-year degree that prepares music educators with a core practice in jazz performance and composition in balance with other musical traditions. If you plan to teach music at primary or secondary levels, this degree will provide you with the musical and pedagogical skills to make a smooth transition to a teaching certification program.

URL: Jazz Studies – Education at Capilano University
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $23,827

Please see website for cost breakdown as fee varies for each individual course.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Cumulative GPA of 3.00 in the Capilano Jazz Studies Diploma or equivalent transfer. Applicants are required to attend Interview which may include performance components. For transfer students: in addition to the above, an audition process to determine program placement. The audition may include evaluation of theory, keyboard skills, technique, improvisation, and aural skills.