As a music therapy major, you’ll learn to connect, inspire, and heal others through the medium of music. Over eight semesters, while completing the college’s core music curriculum, you’ll gain real world experience through internships, cutting edge clinical research, and collaborating with a diverse community of musicians, faculty, and industry and health professionals. You will also prepare for the Board Certification Examination in  our state of the art music facilities as well as in Boston’s world class hospitals and research facilities.

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Meet Sarah Blacker B.M. '06

Explore the path to a rewarding career in music therapy with Sarah Blacker, a certified music therapist. "It’s amazing what music does to move you in so many directions," she says.

Alumni Story

Berklee Alumna Uses Music Therapy to Help Heal the Wounds of War

Music therapist Rebecca Vaudreuil B.M. ‘08 spent two years at Walter Reed Medical Center helping soldiers recover from post-traumatic stress disorder and regain functions lost after brain injuries

Meet Your Mentors

Chi Kim B.M. '06, Assistant Professor

Learn from faculty such as Chi Kim B.M. '06, whose work in assistive music technology has given visually impaired musicians the freedom to be independent creators, and has been featured in workshops at institutions such as the Perkins School for the Blind.

Student Spotlight

Students Bring Music Therapy and Jazz Workshops to Panama

Students from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute and Berklee’s music therapy program traveled to Panama City, Panama, to work with the Danilo Pérez Foundation and other local organizations.

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