Graduate Programs

Apply: 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.

Resume
Professional Statement
Letters of Recommendation

Register for an account & apply online

 

2. Request official transcripts from each college you attended.

Details

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.)
  • 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.
  • Program director will contact qualified applicants for an audition and interview. Instructions for the content of the audition will be included.

Application Deadlines

  • 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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