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Music Therapy

University of Kentucky

12 months
Duration
33548 USD/year
33548 USD/year
13674 USD/year
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About

The master of music in Music Therapy degree at the University of Kentucky requires 30 credit hours of coursework, including a thesis or clinical project. Students in the MM music therapy program work with their music therapy faculty advisor to design an individualized program of studies.

Overview

Master of music in Music Therapy degree at the University of Kentucky training begins at the undergraduate level with required coursework in the following three areas: music therapy, behavioral sciences, and core music courses. Many students however, often come to music therapy at the graduate level by participating in equivalency master’s programs. An equivalency master’s program allows individuals to make up any missed prerequisites not taken at the undergraduate level before completing the master’s coursework in music therapy.

In order to prepare for an equivalency master’s program, there are certain courses that you can take during your undergraduate training or prior to entering the program. The following information provides a list of suggested course areas based on the competencies required for music therapy. Please note that info provided is by area and not by courses title. Individual titles may vary from institution to institution, so it is vital to keep documentation (syllabi, course catalog info, etc.) in order to demonstrate that the competencies have been covered.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Music Theory (aural and written)
  • Music History
  • Conducting
  • Percussion
  • Improvisation/Movement Courses (Example: Orff)
  • Arranging
  • Primary Instrument Performance/Lessons
  • Ensemble Participation
  • Guitar, Piano and Voice (Proficiency is required in all three of these areas.)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The University of Kentucky requires a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) on the Test of
  • English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all applicants whose native language is not English
  • (or who did not graduate from an accredited English-speaking College or University). The
  • equivalent score on the computer version of the TOEFL is 213 and the internet-based test is 79.
  • Applicants may also utilize the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to
  • satisfy the language requirement. A minimum mean band score of 6.5 is required. Submitted
  • scores must be no more than two years old. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    33548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13674 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13674 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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