Music Therapy

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are you ready for a music therapy
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program designed for the 21st century
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and IUPUI we believe access to music
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matters and that technology is a vital
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part of making music accessible and
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meaningful across the lifespan I'm
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really excited about the depth of the
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program that we have built here social
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justice tenants are built into every
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aspect of the course and technology sits
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at the center we have some traditional
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markers of other music therapy programs
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all of our students take music theory
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they take aural skills they study music
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history we added music technology as a
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core instrument so our students spend a
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credit hour studying music technology
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IUPUI's music therapy programs combine
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studies and general music science
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creativity clinical foundations and
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technology to create professionals will
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be uniquely qualified to help
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individuals and that dynamic change in
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their lives it's a career advancement
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opportunity it's where it's the natural
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progression of where I would be going
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all of these people are just great
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professors great mentors to help each
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and every up-and-coming music therapist
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it's very technology oriented which I
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thought was really nice just a lot of
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music therapists are like falling behind
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with technology right now so it's good
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to learn about it now rather than later
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when it's too late I really love it so
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far like we've been doing the drum
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circles or when we were working with the
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shakers and we got to do these musical
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experiences where it just brought out
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everything that like a musician should
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be with undergraduate and graduate
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programs situated within a major
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research institution and access to a
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thriving community of board-certified
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music therapists our students
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participate in community engaged field
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placements and research equipping them
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as future leaders in music therapy
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and I'm excited that we're creating
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music therapists who are going to be
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able to innovate they're going to be
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able to create entirely new pathways for
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music therapy and they're going to be
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able to function in a world that is
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constantly changing they're going to be
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successful
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IUPUI is music therapy students learn
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the clinical technological and musical
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skills needed for a successful career in
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a growing profession our music therapy
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graduates are uniquely qualified to help
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make dynamic change in the lives of
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individuals
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we're music therapists in the 21st
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century and we need to be able to meet
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our session participants where they are
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in terms of the technology that they're
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seeing out in the world everyday and it
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creates new exciting opportunities for
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people to access music that might not
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otherwise be able to we are creating
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music therapists who are going to come
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out with a skill set that nobody else
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has and for me that's exciting because
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we are creating the music therapists
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that will one day turn around and train
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the next generation of music therapists
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[Music]
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you
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Music Therapy

Welcome to the Music Therapy program at IUPUI! We recognize the important roles music technology and clinical musical skills play in the clinical practice of music therapy, we believe that technology allows music therapists to connect with and empower clients in ways that seemed impossible only a few years ago, and we expect the relationship with technology to grow in the future.

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

We have opportunities for students who already hold a bachelor’s degree in a different field, but who wish to earn their music therapy credential!

Learn more about our Second Degree Program