The Faculty of Education was established by the registration of the Council of Ministers dated 01.09.1997, numbered 97/9892 and started its first academic year with 104 students of Department of Primary School Education in 2000-2001.
Departments of Primary Social Studies Education and Primary Science Education were established in the academic year of 2003-2004; Departments of Early Childhood Education, Primary Mathematics Education, Music Education and Fine Art Education were established in 2005-2006 academic year.
Education period is 4 years (8 terms) in the Department of Fine Arts. Since the establishment, the department has continued its academic education with the Departments of Fine Art Education and Music Education.
Department of Music Education, founded in 2005, has been accepting students since the Academic Year of 2005-2006 and offering undergraduate education programmes.
In accordance with the needs of our country and within the framework set by the Turkish National Education System;
the Department of Music Education aims to develop teachers of Music Education who are faithful to Ataturk and principles of the Republic, secular, modern and democratic.
It is aimed to educate artists who are creative, productive, critical thinking, competitive, self-confident, true to core values and who will be able to represent our country in both national and international scales by providing them with the creative, modern and professional training programs.
With the formal and mass education programs, it is aimed to contribute to Turkish Society to reach the level of modern civilization by developing their artistic values.
To transfer more effectively the longstanding feature of Aydın province, the valley of civilizations on which the university is, that it has been the province of science, art, and culture.
In accordance with the legislation of the Turkish National Education System; to educate teachers of Music who will be proficient enough to serve in primary schools and in secondary schools, modern, democratic, secular and faithful to Ataturk.
To continue the education system which aims to keep developing in the fields of art, science and education, by conserving its original structure as well.
To strengthen the effectiveness of our academic staff, undergraduates and graduates on global platform by co-working with national and international education and research institutions, sectors and non-governmental organizations.
To move forward as a university which has the power of association and interaction of art, science and design with the knowledge and experimentation in their fields of today’s information age.
To improve the co-working projects of our university on educational, research and artistic fields with national and international institutions by preserving the original and modern structure of it.
To strengthen the effectiveness of our academic staff, undergraduates and graduates on both national and global platforms.
Department of Music Education is a program which aims to train teachers of primary music education from the 1st to the 12th grades in primary schools.
The objective of the program is to educate qualified teachers who will be aware of developmental characteristics of the children, and to promote self-esteem, motivation, aesthetic awareness, cultural exposure, creativity, improved emotional expression, as well as social harmony and appreciation of diversity.