12 months
920 USD/credit 31280 USD/year
920 USD/credit 31280 USD/year
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Students in the Music Education - Instrumental program from University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul gain the skills needed to become proficient in teaching young people to play brass, woodwind, string, and percussion instruments. 


Our music teachers share their knowledge with learners in grades K-12 and are prepared to teach general music courses, helping their learners develop a greater appreciation of music in all its forms. 


Musical training can reduce stress, improve memory, increase time management, organizational and team-building skills, and improve overall academic performance. In this Music Education - Instrumental program at University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul, you will:

  • Gain all the competencies to have a positive impact on students in the K-12 classroom
  • Become part of a supportive network of fellow students, alumni, and faculty who will inspire and sustain you throughout your career
  • Learn from expert faculty currently active in the K-12 classroom who will help you on your way to your classroom

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Education's Place in Society
  • Field Experience I: Exploration
  • Diverse Learners and Families
  • Psychology for Teaching and Learning
  • Field Experience II: Learning & Teaching
  • Survey of Exceptionality

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form​
  • Most of our programs require letters of reference. Please refer to your program page for program specific requirements.​
  • Official transcripts for all other undergraduate and graduate work (unless that work was completed at the University of St. Thomas)
  • Submit transcripts to: Graduate Admissions, University of St. Thomas, Box 5, 1000 LaSalle Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403​
  • Personal statement
  • Completed International Student Questionnaire
  • Financial Certification Form (PDF)
  • Official documentation of your financial support current within the last 3 months

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 920 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 920 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Saint Paul

1040 - 1755 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Music Education - Instrumental
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