Music Therapy Degree at University of Kansas

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Music Therapy Degree

The music therapy program at University of Kansas prepare students for careers in hospitals, community mental health agencies, rehabilitation centers, day care facilities, nursing homes, schools, and private practices. The program focuses on using music in therapeutic relationships to address patient's physical, psychological, cognitive, emotion, and social needs. Program courses include: music theory and performance, human growth and development, biomedical sciences, abnormal psychology, disabling conditions, treatment plan development and implementation, clinical evaluation, record-keeping, and professional standards and ethics. Get more details below including other Kansas colleges that offer music therapy degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Music Therapy Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Kansas has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree12

Students by Gender (2015)


Students by Race (2015)

Non Resident Alien4

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Music Therapy program at University of Kansas, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary


Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Therapists, All Other


All therapists not listed separately.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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