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Music Therapy (M.M.)

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What is Music Therapy?

Music Therapy is an established health profession that strategically uses music experiences to address clinically determined therapeutic goals related to the communicative, physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs of individuals.

Why Study Music Therapy at SWOSU?

Founded in 1981, students in the SWOSU Music Therapy Program receive nationally-accredited training, have over 20 clinical training options serving people from infants to the elderly in the educational, medical, rehabilitative, mental health, long-term care, and hospice/palliative/bereavement settings. Students have opportunities for research and performing arts endeavors. SWOSU Music Therapy Students are frequent presenters in the Research Fairs/Conferences on campus and at the state, regional and national levels. In addition, students have been winners of performance competitions on campus and across the state. The Master of Music in Music Therapy offers educational components for the Entrepreneurship in Music Therapy Practice.