Graduate Music Therapy - Master's Programs

Advanced Training

The 48-credit Master of Arts in Music Therapy has been developed for the music therapist who wishes to develop greater breadth and depth of knowledge as a clinician, with a special emphasis on music psychotherapy.   Program highlights include:

  • Advanced courses in individual and group improvisation, use of songs and music and imagery (12 credits)
  • Training in client assessment in music therapy
  • Advanced verbal skills courses
  • Advanced music skills courses
  • Supervision of clinical practice, at an advanced level
  • Courses in psychology (nine credits) that support the core music therapy courses
  • Nine credits of electives
  • Courses taught in evening and intensive formats
  • Faculty who draw upon extensive, in-depth knowledge of clinical practice. Combined, faculty have over 30 years of clinical experience.
  • Students meet part or all of the requirements for the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Pennsylvania

See also a standard course sequence for this degree.  

Board Certification (MT-BC) Training

The 60-credit Master of Arts in Music Therapy has been developed for students who hold a degree in a related field (e.g. music education, music performance or counseling) and wish to become a Board-Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC) while completing an advanced degree in music therapy.   Program highlights include:

  • Comprehensive training in didactic, medical and psychotherapeutic music therapy clinical practice
  • Comprehensive music skills development, with individual lessons for voice, guitar and piano, taught by music therapists
  • Learning experiences that are innovative, interactive, and challenging
  • Diverse and interesting clinical placements supported by on-site and academic supervision
  • Internships offered in full-time and part-time formats in a wide variety of clinical settings, under close supervision
  • Special community-based clinical placements offered in Jamaica, through the Jamaica Field Service Project
  • Music therapy courses taught in evening and retreat formats
  • All music therapy courses are offered at the graduate level, taught by full-time faculty
  • Advanced training that focuses on music-centered psychotherapy
  • Advanced courses in group and individual improvisation, use of songs, and music and imagery

See also a standard Course Sequence for this degree.

 

Tony Meadows, Ph.D., MT-BC, FAMI, LPC    

Chair, Graduate Music Therapy

ameadows@immaculata.edu 610-647-4400, ext. 3159

 

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