CSU's online music therapy degree helps you connect with others, learn about important research developments in the field, and apply music in a more systematic way, to reenergize and enhance your practice as a music therapist.
Earn your master’s in music therapy online
Advance your career as a music therapist with CSU’s nationally recognized online music therapy degree. 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 master’s in music therapy online at your own pace and still maintain full-time employment. The program requires only one on-campus session.
A neurological approach to music therapy
Develop your skills as a music therapist by focusing on neurological techniques that promote changes in cognitive, sensorimotor, speech and language, and psychosocial functioning. Develop 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.
CSU’s faculty incorporate their innovative research and clinical work into online courses, ensuring your experience is practical and up-to-date. You will learn the leading industry practices from faculty specializing in areas that include:
- Neuroscience research applied to music therapy
- The use of technology in clinical settings
- Music therapy percussion pedagogy
- Cognitive and communication skills in children with autism spectrum disorders