Apply: M.S. Creative Arts Therapy, Music Therapy specialization

1. Register & apply: Register (create an account) and complete your application online, which includes submitting a resume, professional statement, and two letters of recommendation as detailed below.

Professional Statement
Letters of Recommendation

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2. Request official transcripts from each college you attended.


3. Complete additional requirements:

  • Applicant must have completed, or will be completing, a baccalaureate degree in music or music therapy from an accredited institution with a cumulative index of 3.0 and a “B” average in the major field by the start date of the desired term. Prior coursework must include an Introduction to Psychology course.
  • Prerequisite coursework (9 credits): Intro to Psychology, Intro to Music Therapy, and Psychology of Music. (If not already complete, consult with the graduate music therapy program director for instructions and options.)
  • Audition: Applicants who meet the admission criteria will be invited to schedule an audition to demonstrate their strongest musicianship/performance skills as well as a basic competence in functional music theory, piano, and guitar.
  • The program director will contact qualified applicants for an audition and interview. Instructions for the content of the audition will be included.


  • Fall Term: April 1 preferred; applications considered on a rolling basis as space permits.
  • Spring Term: Oct. 1 preferred; applications considered on a rolling basis as space permits.

Applications are only accepted for the fall and spring terms.

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