Music Therapy Student Program

Music Therapy training opportunities exist for second year graduate students. Candidates must be enrolled in an American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)-approved graduate music therapy program. Application is not a guarantee of acceptance. A limited number of students will be accepted each year as space allows.

Program requirements

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • A strong background in child development
  • A strong background in the application of music therapy in child development
  • Knowledge of psychosocial issues related to illness and hospitalization
  • Student or work experience with children (experience with hospitalized children and/or children with special health needs strongly preferred)


To apply to the Music Therapy Student Program, please download the application.

Contact us

For more information about the Music Therapy Student Program, please contact the Child Life, Education & Creative Arts Therapy Department at 215-590-2001 or e-mail

Reviewed on April 14, 2014