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Use music to improve the quality of life for individuals with a wide diversity of challenges across the entire lifespan. Through small classes with internationally renowned faculty and hands-on clinical internships, you’ll gain the skills you need to become an effective music therapist.

MA, Music Therapy

This American Music Therapy Association–approved degree prepares you for certification and licensure to work with all types of people seen by music therapists.


PhD, Music Education with a Specialization in Music Therapy

This doctorate is designed for credentialed music therapists with an articulated area of clinical specialization who want to develop research skills.


PhD, Rehabilitation Sciences

Prepare for a fulfilling academic career in research and teaching in the rehabilitation sciences through interdisciplinary study across health fields.

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Analytical Music Therapy Symposium

In accordance with the latest NYU Coronavirus policy, this event is canceled.

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Alumnus Brian Schreck's Heartbeat Music Therapy

Music Therapy alumnus Brian Schreck takes recordings of his terminally ill patients' heartbeats and transforms them into incredibly moving songs for their bereaved family members.

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