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Why Music Therapy at Valpo?

The Valpo music therapy program prepares you to fill a gap in a troubled world, providing not just healing and recovery to the most vulnerable, but also joy, beauty, hope and meaning. You’ll graduate with 1,200 hours of fieldwork experience as a great foundation for your career. Valpo has one of the few music therapy programs that integrate the music therapy internship into the curriculum, so that you continue to have the support of Valpo faculty and fellow students, as you meet weekly during your senior year internship to discuss the challenges and joys of your fieldwork.

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Experts and Mentors

Professors at Valpo help students develop their knowledge, their career plans, and their curiosity.

Accredited by AMTA

Music Therapy Bachelor’s Degree prepares students for National Board Certification and is accredited through the American Music Therapy Association.

Scholarships & Rewards

The Signature Artist, Forte, and Vivace Scholarships support Valparaiso University’s commitment to train some of the finest collegiate musicians.

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Alumni of Valpo Music have engaged in a variety of careers, a few of which include: music education (100% placement into teaching or graduate school for the past 30 years), performance (for example in the U.S. Army “Pershing’s Own” Band), and management/administration in the arts (such as Carnegie Hall Administration). Our music degree programs are designed for musicians of all levels and career interests. We welcome you to join us as you prepare for your career!
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