Contact Information

Continuing Education and Professional Development
1000 Hempstead Avenue
Siena Hall, Room 106
Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002 516.323.3550

Music Therapy

Professional development opportunities for music therapists, as well as those in related fields, are offered through workshops, courses and conferences scheduled throughout the year.

Professional Development Offerings (click on the links below for further information):

Music Therapy Conference

A conference is being planned for Friday, May 1, 2015 from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Hays Theatre on Molloy College's Rockville Centre campus.

The conference title and details are in the planning stages and further information should be available sometime in January, 2015. If you would like to be placed on our mailing please call 516-323-3550 or email:


For a description of the program, click on the following link: Nordoff-Robbins music therapy training program. For an application to the program, click on the following link: Nordoff-Robbins entry application.

Summer CMTE Program 2015

The JAFSP- Molloy Summer CMTE Program in Jamaica will be held in June, 2015 The details should be available sometime in January, 2015.  For information on the past program, click here.

For further information on upcoming programs and/or to be placed on our mailing list, please call 516.323.3554 or email:

Master of Science Degree in Music Therapy

Molloy College is proud to offer a new Master of Science degree in music therapy. It is the first and only music therapy graduate program on Long Island and is designed to prepare students for advanced clinical practice in music therapy and music psychotherapy, supported by studies in research, ethics and diverse models of practice.

Molloy's program is intended for professional music therapists, as well as musicians with degrees in related fields who are interested in using the unique power of music to promote health and well-being in the lives of children and adults with special needs. Completing this degree fulfills the educational requirements for a New York State license in creative arts therapy.

For information on the pre-requisite course, An Overview of Developmental Psychology and Psychopathology, click here.

To schedule an audition appointment and for further information, contact Coleen Petersen either by email at, or by phone 516.323.3320.