Augsburg’s Master of Music Therapy beginning Fall of 2014.
MMT degree requirements
The MMT degree program is designed for music therapists who are currently board certified and who wish to continue their education and advance their level of practice. The program is a
36 credit program with core music therapy courses, courses focused on the practice of music therapy in healthcare and medicine, and elective courses of interest.
Core Music Therapy Courses – 24 credits
MUS 510 Advanced Music Therapy Theory (3 credits)
MUS 515 Advanced Music Therapy Clinical Practice I (3 credits)
MUS 520 Advanced Music Therapy Clinical Practice II (3 credits)
MUS 525 Cross Cultural Awareness in Music Therapy (3 credits)
MUS 530 Music Therapy Ethics (2 credits)
MUS 535 Music Therapy Supervision and Professional Development (2 credits)
MUS 540 Music Therapy Research I (3 credits)
MUS 545 Music Therapy Research II (3 credits)
MUS 595 Thesis (2 credits) OR MUS 596 Final Project (2 credits)
Music Therapy in Healthcare Courses – 6 credits
MUS 550 Music Psychotherapy (2 credits)
MUS 555 Music Therapy, Spirituality and Well-being (2 credits)
MUS 560 Music and Imagery I (2 credits)
MUS 565 Advanced Music Therapy with Infants, Children and Family Centered
Care (2 credits)
MUS 570 Music, Neurology and Physiology (2 credits)
MUS 575 Music Therapy in Palliative Care (2 credits)
MUS 576 Music Therapy in Trauma Informed Care (2 credits)
Electives – 6 credits
MUS 580 Transcultural Music Therapy (6 credits) (global educational experience)
MUS 585 Advanced Music Therapy in Group Work (3 credits)
MUS 590 Interdisciplinary Research Methods (3 credits)
Related courses also available in Leadership, Nursing or Social Work
Thesis or Final Project
Completion of a thesis or final project is required as a part of the degree program. The thesis and final project are both subject to approval by program director.
Thesis: A scholarly paper utilizing historical, philosophical, descriptive, experimental or mixed methods research.
Final Project: A supervised clinical project that is comprehensive
and designed to develop and advance an area of one’s clinical practice.