Music Therapy Degrees

Music therapy degrees prepare students to work in professions where sound is used to improve the quality of the lives of children and adults. So what is music therapy? What are the benefits of music therapy? Music therapy is the use of music by allied health professionals to promote healing for their patients and also to enhance their quality of life. Music therapy is used to promote social interaction, encourage emotional expression, and relieve health symptoms. Music therapists use active or passive methods with their patients. Students who attend music therapy programs including music therapy certification and music therapy masters programs learn how to use their talents and apply them to the growing field of medical therapies, including both psychological and physical therapies. Some therapists also work with children and adults who have learning and cognitive disabilities, such as autism and aspergers. 

Music and Rehabilitation Therapy Programs

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Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy. We have developed our own online learning environment with the aim of being the most people-focused education experience on the web.

Programs:

  • Music Production, Bachelors of Science (Online)
  • Entertainment Business, Master of Science (Online)
  • Music Business, Bachelor of Science (Online)

Pioneering distance education since 1985, Liberty University is now the nation’s seventh largest university. With more than 300 online and residential areas of study, Liberty offers programs from the certificate to doctoral level.

Programs:

  • MA: Music Education
  • MA in Worship Studies - Ethnomusicology
  • MA Worship - Ethnomusicology
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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

Programs:

  • Military Physical Assistant Prerequisite Program

Virginia College  continues the tradition ofgiving lives new direction, fulfilling our mission statement tostudents wherever they live and offering the chance to pursue adegree while maintaining commitments to work and family.

Programs:

  • AAS - Occupational Therapy Assistant
Locations: Richmond
You can advance your career 24/7 with online education at Independence University, your proven partner with over 30 years of experience in delivering quality distance education right to our students. Our programs are designed to allow you to continue working and earning as you pursue your online degree.

From associate's and bachelor's to master's degrees in health education and business, with Independence University you can achieve greater success through distance learning programs that suit your busy schedule, with experienced, student-oriented staff to assist you throughout your distance education.

Programs:

  • Respiratory Therapy (AS)