M.Sc. On Campus


Radford University

12 months
17441 USD/year
17441 USD/year
8915 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Music degree at Radford University prepares the student for advanced practice in the profession as well as further advanced study. 


The Music degree program at Radford University includes a required core of studies in performance, history and theory.

The curriculum includes Level I training in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music (BMGIM), along with course work focused on the development of verbal counseling skills and techniques. 

10 Reasons to Choose Music at Radford University:

  • Strength in numbers. Radford University graduate classes emphasize individualized attention in seminars designed to help students achieve their professional and personal career goals.
  • Relevant instruction. Radford University Music Faculty are active professionals helping students to become highly competitive with individualized attention and relevant instruction aimed at preparing music professionals.
  • National Standard of Excellence. All Music Programs are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. 
  • Exceptional classroom and performance facilities. The Covington Center for the Performing Arts holds a 300-seat recital hall designed by the same architects who designed the new performance space in Carnegie Hall. A 100% wireless campus. Classrooms equipped with state of the art computing and projection equipment. Three computer music studios.
  • Real-life musical experiences. Composing, Conducting, Performing, Teaching, Writing, Presenting. The sky is the limit.
  • Professional Connections. Faculty work to place students in an appropriate professional environment following graduation.
  • Innovative Curriculum. Theses, recitals and directed studies are tailored to your individual goals, skills and career objectives.  Students work closely with faculty to deliver projects that often serve as a spring board to more advanced work in the area of expertise.
  • Support Network. Faculty and students work together as a learning community where the success of every member is important and the door of every faculty member is open for out-of-class discussion.
  • Quality Living. Nestled in the blue ridge mountains of southwest Virginia, Radford University is located in beautiful surroundings, yet a short drive to major metropolitan areas.
  • Value in Education. Low tuition rates make Radford University an even better value. Many graduate students receive tuition assistance and teaching fellowships to make living easier while preparing for the future of a lifetime.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bibliography and Research 
  • Music History Period Course 
  • Form and Analysis 
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Required Music Therapy Courses 
  • Advanced Methods & Materials in Music Therapy 
  • Practicum in Music Therapy 
  • Music Therapy Project 
  • Supporting Counselor Education Courses 
  • Professional Issues in Counseling 
  • Group Counseling Theories and Procedures
  • Educational Research
  • Advanced Methods & Materials in Music Therapy 
  • Music Therapy 
  • Research and Thesis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Syllabus of university study - For transfer students, a description of each course or subject studied must be submitted accompanied by a certified English translation. An evaluation of your transfer credit cannot be made without the course descriptions.
  • For students enrolled at a U.S. college, the Transfer Eligibility Form must be completed.
  • If you have been out of school for any period of time, other than school breaks, please send a letter that explains if you have been working, attending school, etc., along with the application for admission.
  • Confidential statement of Financial Support (see required immigration documents).
  • TOEFL/IELTS - (see English Proficiency).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17441 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17441 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17441 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17441 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8915 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8915 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Radford

996 - 1628 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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