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Music Therapy, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
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Overview

Accredited by the American Music Therapy Association, the bachelor of music therapy program is a rigorous, five-year course of study that includes a year-long internship with a board certified professional and prepares students to sit for national certification. Students develop musical proficiency in voice, piano, guitar and percussion; build entry-level competencies in psychology, neuroscience, anatomy and health care practice; and gain experience alongside a professional music therapist.Students may participate in a wide range of ensembles at Pacific and/or apply for music scholarships that are available to all students, not just music majors or minors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Recital Attendance 
  • Functional Piano
  • Class Guitar
  • Music Theory 
  • Music Survey
  • Conducting
  • Percussion Methods

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Create an account and apply online using the Common Application.
  • Submit High School Transcript and Diploma. If the original document is not in English, please include a certified English translation.
  • Official transcripts of any college work - if the original document is not in English, a certified English translation and course evaluation from a company such as WES or AACRAO also must be included.
  • English Proficiency - Official TOEFL or IELTS Scores must be submitted if applicable.
  • Letter of Recommendation from your teacher or counselor.
  • Bank Statement and Affidavit of Support (pdf) from sponsor (if the bank statement is not in your name). 
  • Copy of Photo Page in Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45344 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45344 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    45344 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45344 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • In-State

    45344 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45344 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Forest Grove

  • 1410 - 2520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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