Master On Campus Online

Music Therapy

Loyola University New Orleans

12 months
818 USD/credit 29448 USD/year
818 USD/credit 29448 USD/year
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Want to make a difference through music? The master of Music Therapy degree at Loyola University New Orleans helps you do just that. You join one of the most respected music therapy graduate programs in the country.


Healing Through Harmony

Two tracks in the Loyola University New Orleans 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application for graduate admission
  • Undergraduate baccalaureate degree in music, or a closely related field with a minor in music
  • Résumé: Provide a current resume, including relevant work experience
  • 2 Recommendation Forms - Recommendation forms should be completed by your college professors or employer (someone in a supervisory capacity)
  • Audition: Please be aware that admission to the master's degrees in the College of Music requires that applicants complete a successful audition. The audition/interview application can be found at the following website: Audition Requirements >>
  • The College of Music must receive audition/interview applications at least four weeks prior to the selected date.
  • Statement of Educational goals (500-word essay) addressing the questions:
  • How do you think a Masters of Music Therapy will enhance your academic and/or professional career?
  • What do you hope to gain by being part of Loyola's graduate program? 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 818 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    29448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 818 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 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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