Music Therapy Senior Seminar

Written approval of course chair and concurrent enrollment in MTH-431 and MTH-432
Electable by: 
MTHE majors
Required of: 
MTHE majors
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring
Boston Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult for specific term availability.

This course is designed as a senior seminar and will provide an overview of major clinical and professional issues within the music therapy and medicine field. Topics will include cultural comptetency, ethical, administrative, historical, research, and financial aspects of music therapy. Specific issues related to music therapy private practice will be explored, including legislation and government relations, reimbursement, standards of practice, and ethical dilemmas. Students will design, develop, and implement their own music therapy programs to carry out in clinical settings. In additions, the course will help integrate training from other music therapy courses and prepare students for their clinical internships. This course is meant to be taken concurrently with MTH-431 and MTH-432.

Course chair: 
Joy Allen