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October 31, 2014

Canadian Excellence

Music Therapy (MMT)

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Dr. Carolyn Arnason, Program Coordinator
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The philosophy of the Master of Music Therapy (MMT) program is music-centred psychotherapy. Clinical musicianship and psychotherapeutic techniques are developed through clinical, theoretical and experiential practices. Comparative topics support studentsí abilities to make connections between musical analysis and psychotherapeutic methods. The MMT program houses the Manfred and Penny Conrad Institute for Music Therapy Research and has the only Clinical Improvisation Lab in Canada.

Program Details

Duration of Program
12 or 24 months
Program Options
courses with clinical supervised practica and MRP
For more information on the program requirements

Entrance Requirements

†Minimum Standing
BMT (12 month program) or honours bachelors degree in a related field (24 month program)

Application Deadline

Start Date
Application Due

January 15 for first consideration; applications will be accepted until the program is full.


Eligible students admitted to study on a full-time basis are given a funding package.

Such support may be made up of:

  • teaching assistantships,
  • internal and/or external scholarship awards,

Consult the academic program for further details.


Tuition is charged each term. Miscellaneous fees may be charged where applicable.