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Music Therapy, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Two tracks in the master of music therapy degree program are offered: Traditional graduate degree, and graduate and equivalency for those without an undergraduate degree in music therapy.

  • Designed to provide opportunities for advanced clinical, supervisory, and methodological knowledge.
  • An equivalency program leading to certification in music therapy and an M.M.T. degree are also available to students with a non-music therapy undergraduate degree.
  • You will be taught by music therapists who are engaged in clinical practice, research, writing, and advocacy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Music Therapy Research
  • Advanced Music Therapy Practicum
  • Music Therapy Supervision and Education
  • Advanced Music Therapy Models

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • A completed application for graduate admission: online application or printed application.
  • Undergraduate baccalaureate degree in music.
  • Résumé: Provide a current resume, including relevant work experience.
  • Statement of Educational goals (500-word essay).
  • $20 Application Fee.
  • Two Recommendation Forms.
  • Audition: Please be aware that admission to the master's degrees in the College of Music requires that applicants complete a successful audition.
  • Official Transcripts
  • In addition to the documents listed above, international students must submit the following: TOEFL score report; we require a score of 580 (paper-based), 237 (computer-based), 92 (Internet-based), or higher.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    818 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 818 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    818 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 818 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New Orleans

  • 1125 - 2160 USD/month
    Living Costs

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