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Master of Music in Music Therapy

Program Details

Earn a Master of Music degree with a concentration in Music Therapy with Colorado State University online.  Students of this program are trained to address the physical, psychological, social, and cognitive needs of the individual through various evidence-based practices.  This is a self-paced, online degree with a one-time long weekend on-campus requirement.

Students will take on studies in neuroscience, music, advanced research, and more.  Graduates are able to apply studies to careers in private practices, schools, medical centers, hospice care, and other areas where music can help promote cognition, memory, motor development, et cetera.  CSU faculty bring their own innovative research and clinical work to the online classroom, ensuring students receive practical, contemporary, effective knowledge.


One four-day, on-campus component required at Fort Collins, Co.

  • Bachelor's degree in music therapy from a regionally-accredited institution (no exceptions allowed).
  • Board certification in music therapy (or international equivalent)
  • Statement of professional goals
  • Writing sample
  • Music audition
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission