Graduate Studies

music therapy

SUNY Fredonia's School of Music has a strong tradition of musical and teaching excellence.


Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, our school is a nationally recognized undergraduate and graduate program in a comprehensive, liberal arts and sciences college of the State University of New York.


Admission Requirements

  • Hold a bachelor's degree (in Music Therapy) or the equivalent from an accredited college or university
  • Enter with at least a 2.75 overall grade point average
  • Two letters of recommendation: one from a clinical supervisor, and one from an academic source (i.e. professor or advisor)


Program Requirements

Courses required specifically for the Master of Music in Music Therapy:

  • MUS 521 Music Bibliography
  • MUS 624 Analytic Techniques
  • MUTY 505 Foundations of Advanced Music Therapy 1
  • MUTY 606 Foundations of Advanced Music Therapy 11
  • MUTY 510 Advanced Guitar Class for Music Therapists
  • MUTY 518 Advanced Clinical Piano Improvisation
  • MUTY 520 Theory of Vocal Psychotherapy
  • MUTY 530 Introduction to Guided imagery and Music
  • MUTY 620 Vocal Psychotherapy Practice
  • MUTY 630 Theory and Practice in Guided Imagery and Music
  • MUTY 640 Clinical Applications to GIM Theory and Practice
  • MUED 514 Psychology of Music
  • MUED 522 Psychological Research in Music
  • PSY 5yy Psychopathology
  • PSY: 5xx Lifespan Developmental Psychology
  • MUTY 590 Special Studies (as advised)


  • MUTY 550 lnternship in Music Therapy (8)
  • MUTY 650 Advanced Practicum in Music Therapy (2 each) (four enrollments)

Total Credit Hours: 48


Additional Resources

Dr. Joni Milgram-Luterman, Program Coordinator
School of Music website

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