Northern's Jazz Pedagogy Certificate enhances your ability to implement jazz into the classroom as a music educator.

Northern's Jazz Pedagogy Certificate provides instrumental and vocal music education students with the necessary knowledge and skills to cultivate a jazz curriculum as future professional music educators. The certificate will enable you to oversee all aspects of K-12 jazz education, including the teaching of beginning jazz improvisation; applying appropriate rehearsal techniques to small and large group jazz ensembles; selecting suitable repertoire for these groups; and providing an overview of jazz appreciation, history and styles.