Careers in Music Therapy

Music Therapist

Music therapists utilize music and the relationships that develop within and through music as part of a therapeutic process to address physical, emotional, spiritual, developmental, behavioral, and social needs.Visit Berklee's Career Communities site to explore the health and wellness community, along with other communities, industries, and roles.



Where do music therapists work?

  • Inpatient psychiatric units
  • Schools
  • Private practices
  • Intermediate care facilities
  • Universities
  • Nursing homes
  • State institutions
  • Geriatric facilities
  • Community mental health centers
  • Inpatient medical units
  • Drug/alcohol programs
  • Group homes
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Correctional facilities
  • Hospices