Graduate Music Therapy
Now Accepting Graduate Applications
Prospective Master of Science in music therapy students first apply to Molloy College. Once Admissions processes your application and all related materials (official transcripts, three letters of recommendations, goal statement), your complete file will be sent to the Music Department for review. An interview and audition are required, and we will contact you to schedule that once your materials are processed.
The Molloy College Master of science degree in music therapy (M.S. in M.T.) 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. The 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. Depending on your Bachelor type, below are the credit requirements for getting a Master's of Science degree:
- Students who already possess a music therapy degree are eligible for a 48-credit Master's degree.
- Students who possess a degree in another area of music - but are not board certified in music therapy - are eligible for a Master of Science in music therapy (60 credits).
- Multiple-award degree in music therapy (168 credits). Baccalaureate of Science/Master of Science in music therapy.
- Molloy College's Master of science degree in music therapy meets the needs of professional music therapists as well as Master's students beginning their education and training in music therapy.
If you have been accepted into our graduate program, you can enroll in our summer online psychology pre-requisite courses.
Molloy College is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
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