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University of Pittsburgh Bradford    
2019-2020 Bradford Campus Catalog 
  Mar 31, 2020
2019-2020 Bradford Campus Catalog

Pre-Music Therapy

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  • Program Contact:

Warren Fass

Joshua Groffman


Program Description:

Would you like to become a music therapist?

“Music Therapy is an established health profession in which music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals. After assessing the strengths and needs of each client, the qualified music therapist provides the indicated treatment including creating, singing, moving to, and/or listening to music.”  — American Music Therapy Association

If so, you can begin your journey at Pitt-Bradford through the Pre-Music Therapy track. During your time here, you’ll work with your instructors on a course of study that prepares you for the audition process to a master’s program in Music Therapy. You may earn a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in music or a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary arts with a minor in psychology or counseling psychology before you apply to a master’s program. Since each graduate school may have other specific requirements, we suggest you consult with the school of your choice and your advisor at Pitt-Bradford before you finish your bachelor’s degree.

Program Requirements:

BS, Psychology with minor in Music OR

BA, Interdisciplinary Arts with minor in Psychology or Counseling Psychology

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