Master On Campus

Music Therapy

Ohio University

24 months
12948 USD/year
12948 USD/year
6996 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Music Therapy Department was among the first institutions of higher learning to offer a bachelor's degree and is the only school in Ohio to offer the M.M. Music Therapy from Ohio University.


  • Students accepted into the M.M. Music Therapy from Ohio University receive a comprehensive education in music and music therapy skills through classroom study, supervised community placements, with opportunities to conduct research.

Career Opportunities

  • Our degree programs, undergraduate and graduate, are fully accredited with the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). Students who complete the graduate program in music therapy at Ohio University receive top-level jobs including in higher education and administrative positions in clinical facilities.
  • Ohio University offers the Master of Music degree for students who have an undergraduate degree in Music Therapy and have earned their MT-BC and Master's plus Equivalency Degree for Students who have an undergraduate degree in Music.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Music Therapy Practicum
  • Research in Music Therapy
  • Clinical Practice in Music Therapy
  • Seminar in Music Therapy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to be accepted into the graduate program in music therapy, an applicant must first be accepted into the Ohio University Graduate School. The Ohio University School of Music requires all graduate applicants to have an undergraduate degree in music to be considered for admittance. 

  • Students also need to complete the following in order to be considered for admittance to the Music Therapy department.

  • Audition on your primary instrument.
  • Have an interview with a music therapy faculty. This can be scheduled on SKYPE for convenience or in person. During the interview, you will need to demonstrate skills on piano, voice, and/or guitar.
  • Provide a written essay on why you think you would be a good candidate in the graduate program. This and a current resume should be sent to the School of Music office.

A degree-seeking application must include:

  • Appropriate application fee
  • Academic transcripts
  • Resume or CV
  • Evidence of English Proficiency (non-native speakers of English only)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12948 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6474 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    12948 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6474 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3498 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Athens

1079 - 1780 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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