Graduate Programs

Apply: Music Therapy Equivalency Certificate

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

Register for an account & apply online


2. Request official transcripts from each college you attended.


3. Complete additional requirements:

  • You 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
    • Psychology of Music
    • If not already complete, consult with the graduate music therapy program director for instructions and options.
  • If you meet the admission criteria, you will be invited by the program director to schedule an interview and an audition (audition requirements are listed below) to demonstrate your strongest musicianship/performance skills as well as a basic competence in functional music theory, piano, and guitar.
Audition requirements

Application Deadlines

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, to start the curriculum in the summer B term. (Or students can start earlier to complete prerequisites at Nazareth.)

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