Welcome from the Director
Congratulations on your decision to pursue a graduate degree in music therapy. The Molloy College program is designed to meet the needs of the beginning music therapy professional with a Baccalaureate degree in music, as well as the experienced music therapist looking for advanced training and specialization.
Our program offers a comprehensive curriculum highlighting the breadth and depth of the music therapy profession. The degree has been approved by the State Education Department, Office of the Professions and fulfills educational requirements for licensure as a Creative Arts Therapist in the State of New York (LCAT). Courses integrate concepts from contemporary music therapy practice through didactic and experiential learning. You will receive extensive hands-on training at area schools, hospitals, outpatient clinics, nursing homes and psychiatric centers in the greater metropolitan area. In addition, we are offering courses in specialized areas such as Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy and Analytical Music Therapy.
Molloy College's music therapy program prides itself on individualized attention focused on each student's particular strengths and needs. We will work toward providing you the best possible education to prepare you for a variety of music therapy employment scenarios. You will develop music skills that can be applied to clinical practice, explore theoretical concepts relevant to the field and engage in research across a variety of paradigms and perspectives.
We look forward to helping you achieve your professional goals in the dynamic and growing field of music therapy.
Dr. Suzanne Sorel
Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Music Therapy