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Music Therapy

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.

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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.

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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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News and Events

The Response of Creative Arts Therapists Across Phases of the Pandemic

A panel discussion co-chaired by Dr. Nisha Sajnani and Dr. Peter Jampel.

Music Therapy Alum Brings Joy to Children’s Hospital

The work of Music Therapy alum and current rehabilitation sciences PhD student Annalissa Vicencio was featured on News 12.

Music Therapy Professor on NY1

Nir Sadovnik created a video with his coworkers there to the song “Lean on Me" for the patients and staff at Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn.

Message from the MPAP Chair on Racism and Black Lives Matter

"It is time for us to take responsibility and to take concrete steps to make MPAP an academic performance community where diversity and inclusion are indispensable and at the core of our teaching, training, and learning."

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.