Wilfrid Laurier University - Waterloo Campus

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Music Therapy (BMT)

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School:Wilfrid Laurier University - Waterloo Campus
Faculty:Faculty of Music
Field of Study:Music Therapy/Therapist
Description:Music Therapy uses music to address physical, emotional, intellectual or learning challenges. You’ll see first-hand the impact music therapy has on developing a client's potential abilities and enhancing their quality of life.

In Laurier's Music Therapy program, you'll participate in supervised group and individual placements with a diverse set of clients, including those with learning disabilities, autism and special needs, as well as adolescents and geriatrics.
URL:Music Therapy (BMT) at Wilfrid Laurier University - Waterloo Campus
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,536
International: $22,956

Domestic fees range from $6,536–$9,150
International fees range from $22,956–$26,172

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants: must be registered in Laurier’s Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music in Community Music, and must complete the following courses: MU158: Introduction to Music Therapy, PS101/102: Introduction to Psychology, PS275: Introduction to Developmental Psychology, Infancy and Childhood, and PS276: Introduction to Developmental Psychology: Adolescence and Young Adulthood, or PS377: Developmental Psychology: Adults and Elders; and must have high standing in Laurier Music and Psychology courses and strong interpersonal skills. Admission requirements also include an interview with the music therapy coordinator and an audition.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 04, 2019

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