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Music Therapy as a Major and Career Option

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Presentation on Music Therapy for MUSI 1A Honors, Spring 2013 at De Anza College

Presentation on Music Therapy for MUSI 1A Honors, Spring 2013 at De Anza College

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  • 1. Music Therapy as a Major and Career Option Maya Bhattacharya June 28, 2013 Mozart's Sonata K. 448
  • 2. The Degree ● Unique degree: B.M. (Bachelor of Music) ● Transfer students are required to complete audition + interview ● Major in anything you want for undergrad, complete Music Therapy Equivalency Program ● Combine Equivalency Program with Master's Degree in Music Therapy: Work at Clinical Level!
  • 3. Required Auditions ● Auditions are required at every School of Music ● Almost all instruments are accepted, as well as Voice ● You may submit an audition recording if you can't make it to campus, though you won't be eligible for scholarships ● For a BM in Music Therapy, most schools require an interview on the day of your audition as well (audition + interview)
  • 4. Music Therapy Programs ● Top three schools: ○ ○ ○ Florida State University (Panama City, FL) Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA) Arizona State University ● Local choices: ○ ○ ○ University of the Pacific (SF, Stockton, Sacramento) Utah State University West Texas A&M University
  • 5. Best Choices for De Anza Students ● Arizona State University accepts IGETC/CSU GE transfer patterns! ● Guaranteed Program for Admission ● Tuition: $14,266/year ● University of the Pacific has a free application and is right here is SF ● Audition nearby! ● Downside: high tuition (private school) ● Berklee College of Music takes Liberal Arts courses and Music History/Music Business classes
  • 6. Board Certification ● ● ● ● ● MT-BC Exam fee: $325 150 multiple-choice questions, 3 hours Recertification every 5 years ($100) Application Includes: ○ Official transcript ○ Confirmation of Music Therapy degree/equivalency ○ Confirmation of Music Therapy internship
  • 7. Working as a Music Therapist ● You can work at: ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Hospitals Schools Special Education Rehab Programs Preschools Early Intervention Centers Psychiatric Facilities Private practice ● Salary Range: $25K-$52K ● Observe Music Therapists in Action and be an intern before deciding on your career path!
  • 8. Great Resources for Aspiring Music Therapists ● American Music Therapy Association: http: //www.musictherapy.org/ ● About.com, Becoming a Music Therapist: http://healthcareers.about. com/od/healthcareerprofiles/a/MusicTherapist-Careers.htm ● Talk to a Music Professor at De Anza!

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