Admission Process


Equivalency Plus MMT

Priority Deadline: March 1, 2015

Regular Deadline: April 1, 2015

Applications submitted after March 1 will be considered for admission on a rolling basis if space is available

Coursework for the Equivalency Plus MMT track begins in May

Master of Music Therapy

Applications reviewed on a rolling basis

Coursework for the MMT begins in September

Application Checklist

  • Online Application
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended undergraduate and graduate institutions
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Proof of Board Certification (if applicable)
  • Resume
  • Audition: ten minutes of the applicant’s best instrument (recorded and submitted via email or CD/DVD)
  • A 1-3 page essay addressing the following questions (uploaded to application or sent to
      • Describe your goals as a music therapist and how a MMT degree will help you reach those goals.
      • Tell about a moment that helped encourage you to begin a career in music therapy.
      • As a music therapist you will help people from all walks of life and with a variety of needs and illnesses, how are you qualified (physically, mentally, and emotionally) to assist these people in improving their quality of life?

Application materials not submitted with the online application should be sent to:


Augsburg College
Graduate Admissions, CB 65
2211 Riverside Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55454

The MMT program is both AMTA and NASM approved as of February 2014.

Call 612-330-1101 for more information.