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We are not currently accepting applications for Fall 2023. We encourage you to explore PhD in Music Performance and Composition: Performers or PhD in Music Performance and Composition: Composers or sign up to be notified when the application is open for the PhD in Music Education with a Focus on Music Therapy.

Curriculum for PhD in Music Education with a Focus in Music Therapy

Foundations

6 points

Specialized Research Methodology

3 points

Cognates (course related to, but not in, your specialization)

6 points

Departmental Content Seminar

6 points

Dissertation Proposal Seminar

3 points

Advised Research Courses

15 points

Guided Electives

6 points

Total  

45 points

Qualitative Research Courses
Qualitative Research Courses
     

RESCH-GE 2135

Historical Research

RESCH-GE 2140

Approaches/Qualitative Inquiry

RESCH-GE 2141

Case Study/Ethnographic Inquiry

RESCH-GE 2142

Interview & Observation

RESCH-GE 2143

Participatory Action Research

RESCH-GE 2147

Fieldwork Data Collection

RESCH-GE 2148

Fieldwork: Data Analysis

Quantitative Research Courses
Quantitative Research Courses
     

APSY-GE.2073

Research Design & Methodology in the Behavioral Sciences

APSY-GE.2140

Measurement: Classical Test Theory

RESCH-GE.2001

Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences I

RESCH-GE.2002

Data Analysis for the Behavioral and Social Sciences II

RESCH-GE.2003

Intermediate Quantitative Methods: The General Linear Model

RESCH-GE.2004

Advanced Modeling I: Topics in Multivariate Analysis

RESCH-GE.2134

Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Design

RESCH-GE.2139

Survey Research

Departmental Content Seminars
Departmental Content Seminars
     

In addition to the courses below, students with a music therapy master’s degree from schools other than NYU may take master’s level music therapy courses to fill in gaps in their prior education.

MPAMT-GE 2933

Music Therapy Research

MPAMT-GE 2945

Developing Presentations & Publications in Music Therapy

MPAMT-GE 2944

Contemporary Music Therapy Theory

Other Elective Courses
Other Elective Courses
     

APSY-GE.2835

Research Using Mixed Methods

RESCH-GE.300x

Trans-disciplinary Patient Based Management