Music Therapists

To become a music therapist, you will need a bachelor's degree, so take a college preparatory curriculum while in high school. You should become as proficient as possible with music, musical instruments, and musical theory. When therapists work with patients, they must be able to concentrate completely on the patient rather than on learning how to use tools or techniques. A good starting point for an aspiring music therapist is to study piano or guitar.


Sign In or Join Vault Gold to Read Full Profile including:

  • The Job
  • Education and Training
  • Outlook
  • Tips for Entry
  • PLUS MORE

Are you a student? You may have free accesss to Vault's premium content.
Contact your Career Center, Alumni Office or Library to find out more.

Become a Vault Basic Member

Complete your Vault Profile and get seen by top employers