Master of Arts in Music Therapy
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Program Details

Music sets the mood, it can also change peoples’ moods and behavior.  SMWC offers an online MA in Music Therapy, designed for board-certified therapists to enhance their counseling skills and knowledge through music.  Students will learn the therapeutic uses of music to help others heal.  This program has been approved the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) and incorporates these subjects:

  • Professional ethics
  • Imagery and music
  • Psychopathology
  • Improvisation

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Portfolio, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • This program requires short residencies at the first of each semester and two short summer intensives (4-5 days each).
  • Students must have proof of board certification.