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The Summer Music Studies program offers graduate-level coursework for expanding students' pedagogical, technological, musical, and instructional skills in all genre 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. 

Summer 2019 registration is open. ⇨

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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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FEB 4 — Advising and course registration opens for Summer Music Studies MM (matriculated) students


MARCH 1 — Course registration opens for Summer Music Studies non-matriculated / non-degree courses


MARCH 11 - 15 

Spring Break — University Closed


MAY 15 — CCPS Graduate Hooding Ceremony - 4 p.m., Arts Bank, 601 S. Broad St., Philadelphia PA 19102


MAY 16 — Commencement


JUNE 24 — Summer Music Studies courses begin


JULY 26 — Summer Music Studies courses end


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Contact Summer Music Studies
College of Critical & Professional Studies
   with the Center for Engagement
401 S. Broad St, Gershman Hall 205
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 717 - 6006