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Summer Music Studies & MM in Music Education

Join us for the 2024 UArts Summer Music Studies program! Whether you’re interested in pursuing a Master of Music in Music Education or fulfilling your professional growth, the Summer Music Studies program has a course for you.

2024 Summer Music Studies

Session 1: June 24-28
Location: University of the Arts

Session 2: July 8-12
Location: Villanova University

Session 3: July 15-19
Locations: Villanova University

Session 4: July 22-26
Locations: Villanova University

Online: June 17–August 2
(Orff course weeks will include July 8-12 & July 15-19)

For the fastest response time, direct questions and inquiries to sms@uarts.edu.

Contact our office by phone at 215-717-6006.

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Available for summer 2024

UArts is now offering a 15-credit graduate certificate in Music Education! Practicing music educators can take courses through Summer Music Studies, and courses can count toward the MM in Music Education or be used as a post-master’s certificate. Credits can also be used for PA Act 48 and CTLU continuing education credits and Level II certification for the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Learn more about the Music Education certificate.

Growth & Creativity Through Music

The Summer Music Studies program offers graduate-level coursework for expanding students' pedagogical, technological, musical, and instructional skills in all genres of music classrooms. Renowned faculty from UArts and content experts from across the country provide week-long graduate-level instruction in making and creating meaningful music. Courses are offered on multiple campuses.  

The Master of Music in Music Education degree can be completed in as few as three-four summers but must be completed within seven years of matriculation. All coursework is offered in conjunction with the Summer Music Studies program. 

Classes & Registration

Professional development courses for Music Educators that foster growth and creativity for all genre of music classrooms.

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Tuition & Policies

Review tuition and fees for courses, and learn about program policies.

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MM in Music Education

The MM in Music Education is designed for music teachers and others interested in studying music education at the graduate level.

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Frequently Asked Questions about SMS

Check out frequently asked questions about the Summer Music Studies program and curriculum.

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Contact Summer Music Studies
Graduate and Professional Studies
211 S. Broad St, Terra Hall 905
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 717 - 6006