Sacred Music

University of St. Thomas

1185 USD/module
1185 USD/module
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The program Master of Sacred Music prepares students for pastoral liturgical music ministry. 


This program focuses on Roman Catholic traditions, but also incorporates traditions of other denominations.

The programme

“Graduates of the MSM program can become music directors, assistant music directors, cantors or organists in various churches,” Dr. Glenn Garrido, chair of the music department, said.

According to Garrido, this program is designed to benefit the community.

“By offering a program to better prepare directors and leaders of churches, we in turn benefit the city and the community.”

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Private Music Instruction/
  • Applied Voice/Keyboard
  • Sacred Music Seminar 
  • Survey of Sacred Choral Literature
  • Children's Choirs

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission decisions are based on a combination of your undergraduate GPA, work history, audition, and test scores (if necessary).  
  • Students without a Bachelor’s Degree in music must supply a letter from a priest or music director verifying music experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1185 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    1185 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
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