Your Music Therapy degree from New York University will range from 48 to 60 units, based on your experience and background, and you can choose to study full or part time depending on your schedule.
You will learn how to design and implement a treatment plan for clients across the life span with a diversity of physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges; how to employ a wide range of methods employing improvised and composed music to meet the needs of clients in individual and group therapy; and how to work within a music psychotherapy framework to meet the holistic needs of clients in medical, educational, and rehabilitative settings.
Careers and Outcomes
The degree is approved by the New York State Education Department and qualifies you for Licensure in Creative Arts Therapy (LCAT) after graduation and 1,500 hours of post-graduate supervised practice. The degree is also approved by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) and upon graduation qualifies a student to apply for national certification in music therapy (MT-BC).
When you finish the degree, you will also have developed your own advanced specialization in an area of music psychotherapy in which you would like to pursue your music therapy career.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Music Therapy: Advanced Theory and Methods
- Music Therapy Practicum: Adults and Elderly
- Clinical Improvisation in Music Therapy
- Group Music Therapy
- Internship in Music Therapy
- Music Therapy Research
- Key Concepts in Music Therapy
- Theory Development in Music Therapy
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesMusic View 975 other Masters in Music in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Statement Of Purpose
- Letters Of Recommendation
- Proficiency in English
International21540 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National21540 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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