Music Therapy Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Music Therapy Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Music Therapy Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Rowan University's Music Therapy Post-Baccalaureate Certificate is intended for students who have already completed a Bachelor's in Music. This program will be offered in conjunction with the Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy. Students in the program will be prepared to become a Board Licensed Music Therapist and to continue in graduate studies in Music Therapy.



The Music Therapy Post-Baccalaureate Certificate is a full-time or part-time program offered in hybrid format. It requires the completion of 38 semester hours.


The following courses make up the Music Therapy Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program.

  • 17 Courses / 38 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: Yes
Required Courses
Course Number
S.H. (Credits)
MUS 98101 Foundations of Music Therapy 3
MUS 98108 Psychology of Music 3
MUS 98102 Principles of Music Therapy I 3
MUS 98109 Principles of Music Therapy II 3
MUS 98110 Music Therapy Research Methods 3
MUS 98104 Therapeutic Principles for Music Therapists 1
MUS 98103 Music Therapy Practicum I 1
MUS 98111 Music Therapy Practicum II 1
MUS 98115 Music Therapy Practicum III 1
MUS 98117 Residency in Music Therapy 2
MUS 98105 Clinical Piano Skills I 2
MUS 98112 Clinical Piano Skills II 2
MUS 98106 Clinical Guitar Skills 2
MUS 98107 Music Applications to Music Therapy I 1
MUS 98113 Music Applications to Music Therapy II 1
MUS 98116 Music Applications to Music Therapy III 1
PSY 09305 Developmental Psychopathology 3
PSY 03200 Abnormal Psychology 3
  • MUS 98117 will be taken twice, once per semester (4 credits total)
Total Program Semester Hours: 38

Admissions Requirements

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee

  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)

  • Current professional resume

  • Statement of professional objectives

  • Interview (Applicants will be contacted directly by the Faculty Admissions Committee to schedule the interview. The interview may be in person or via telephone.)

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)


Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the Music Therapy Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1