The only degree program in music therapy in West Virginia, this program has been designed in alignment with national standards. The demand for board-certified music therapists across the nation is strong.
The profession offers opportunities in a variety of settings, including general and psychiatric hospitals, community mental health agencies, rehabilitation centers, day care facilities, nursing homes, schools and private practice.
By the Numbers
Facts and figures that make this major unique:
- According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for music therapists is expected to rise by a minimum of 17% by 2020.
English Proficiency Requirements
All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.
WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.