Find out how this online master's degree helps you use music to address people's physical, psychological, cognitive, and social needs.
Advance your career as a music therapist with our nationally recognized master's degree program in music therapy. Through your course of study, you will learn how to use music as a form of therapy to address the physical, psychological, cognitive, and social needs of individuals.
- Expand your background in neurological sciences, music, and research.
- Learn to work with people who have neurological disorders such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, autism, developmental disorders, and multiple sclerosis.
- Earn your music therapy degree at your own pace and still maintain full-time employment. The program requires only one on-campus session.
You will develop your skills as a music therapist, with focus on neurological techniques that promote changes in cognitive, sensorimotor, speech and language, and psychosocial functioning. This degree develops your use of music therapy techniques to:
- Rehabilitate individuals with neurologic disease and disorders
- Maintain functioning with older adults
- Improve the communication, academic performance, and social skills of children with disabilities
- Promote cognition and enhance memory
- Facilitate motor development in children with disabilities
- Improve treatment outcomes