This course is designed to help music therapy professionals gain a better understanding of research in order to critically read and participate in research. Students will learn the components of designing, conducting, and disseminating a research project. Emphasis will be placed on quantitative research methodology and applicable statistical testing. Students will learn how to use methodologies that are commonly applied in the clinical setting with small and large populations. Students will have the opportunity to conduct their own research projects, resulting in research articles and research poster presentations.
This course can be applied toward:
MU 241 (Advanced Research Methods in Music Therapy); MU 250 (Music Therapy Practice).