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The MM program in music therapy provides students with graduate-level study in the theory, practice and research of music therapy. There is a two-year track for people who have completed either the undergraduate music therapy degree or its equivalent, who are board-certified or hold a similar international music therapy credential. Additionally, ASU offers a three-year track for people who have an undergraduate degree in music but not in music therapy.
The master's degree program fosters an expanded research perspective in music therapy, emphasizing community partnerships and program development with a concentration in the student's area of choice drawing from a number of possible options. Cognate areas include counseling and counseling psychology, special education, gerontology, social work, audiology and speech-language, or other areas of choice from the many options. The program culminates in either a clinical project or a thesis.
Music Therapy, MM
Design & the Arts, Herberger Institute for
The Plan of Study is the required curriculum to complete the program.
Spring 2019: October 15, 2018
Fall 2019: December 1, 2018
Checksheets break down the course requirements for each degree program and are listed below by area.
All applicants are automatically considered for merit based scholarships, with priority given to those who audition and/or interview on-campus.
Teaching assistantships are offered to graduate students who convey exceptional ability. Learn more about TA benefits, eligibility and application procedures.
ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.