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Master of Music Therapy (MMT)

This program is available for currently practicing board-certified music therapists who wish to return to school to earn their master's degree. As an online program, the Master of Music Therapy at Duquesne University enables you to stay where you're located to maintain your employment and provide opportunities for clinical application of your studies. Two in-person intensives in your second year will be invaluable opportunities to develop skills and cultivate relationships with peers and instructors.

Our Program Is Unique

  • Online graduate offerings allow you to continue practicing while pursuing your degree, providing greater financial flexibility and increased opportunities to convert learned knowledge to clinical skills.
  • You will learn how to provide specialized intensive psychological, emotional, and psychospiritual support to patients in various medical settings such as cancer centers, neonatal intensive care units, and hospices.
  • Explore how to provide ethical, culturally responsive healthcare services that engage patients as active collaborators and stakeholders in their health journeys.
  • Through your graduate music therapy studies, you will become an adaptive and resilient healthcare professional in a rapidly evolving healthcare ecosystem.
  • You will experience a curriculum focused on community-engaged practice and medical music psychotherapy

Students accepted into the MMT or MMT Equivalency program are automatically considered for unique scholarship packages and financial support to help cover the cost of tuition. Contact for more information.

View Master of Music Therapy Curriculum (PDF)

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