Training for Music Therapy
Music therapists receive training at the BA, MA or PhD level. It includes advanced levels of training in music, psychology, physiology and music therapy techniques. After successful completion of a degree and clinical training, she or he is then eligible to sit for the Music Therapy Board Certification exam. Upon passing the exam they are granted the title MT-BC (Music Therapist-Board Certified). WGH offers a portion of their training. Music therapists must complete up to 1,200 hours of clinical training before they are eligible to sit for board certification exam.