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

Considering Musical Dimensions in Relationship-Based Work: New Directions in Music Therapy Treatment Planning
Friday, October 11, 2013; 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. ‚óŹ Atrium, Molloy College Suffolk Center, East Farmingdale

The Rebecca Center for Music Therapy at Molloy College is pleased to present a One-day Conference for Creative Arts Therapists, Health Care Professionals, Artists, Musicians, students, and those involved in the Humanities. The purpose of this conference will be to explore ideas on understanding musical dimensions in relationship-based work within the context of the Individual Music-Centered Assessment Profile for Neurodevelopmental Disorders (IMCAP-ND).

Please click here for further information and the conference website. Click here to download a brochure.


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 2013

June 20 - June 30, 2013 - JAFSP- Molloy Summer CMTE Program in Jamaica.  For information on the 2013 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.

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