Registration Information

Early registration is recommended to ensure students are able to get into their desired classes.

Registration for Summer courses begins on February 1.

Registrations will be accepted until courses have met maximum enrollment.

Active Students: All students with an active University of St. Thomas identification number should register for courses and workshops through their MURPHY Online account.

New to MURPHY: If this is your first time registering through MURPHY or you would like a refresher on how to complete the process, please review the Registrar Frequently Asked Questions.

New to the University of St. Thomas: Complete the GPME Registration Form and send it in as directed on the form. The form must be completed in its entirety. 

Identification number has become inactive: Complete the GPME Registration Form and send it in as directed on the form. The form must be completed in its entirety.

Degree-seeking Master of Arts in Music Education: Students who have been accepted into the degree program. Each concentration has core courses, required concentration courses, and elective concentration courses. M.A. degree concentrations are:

Orff Schulwerk
Piano Pedagogy

Nondegree: Students who desire academic credit and an official transcript of course work. All courses - except required M.A. core courses - and all workshops are available to nondegree students.  Kodály, piano, and Orff Certificate students who are not M.A. students register as nondegree students.

Auditor: Two or three credit courses may be audited. Auditors pay tuition rates based on a percentage formula. A grade of audit is reflected on the auditor’s transcript. 

Alumni Discount: Graduates of the University of St. Thomas Master of Arts in Music Education degree program are eligible for a $100 tuition discount for one summer course when taken at the nondegree rate. The Alumni Discount is not applicable to audited coursework. 

Workshop Participants: Those who take part in the annual Piano Pedagogy workshops or submit a workshop essay for graduate credit will be registered as nondegree students.

Graduate Programs in Music Education at the University of St. Thomas partners with community groups to provide credit for graduate level work. This Graduate Credit for Workshops form provides detail to obtain those credits. ‌