Music Learning Outcomes

Music therapy practice integrates a strong foundation of music knowledge and performance skills with a thorough understanding of the influence of music on human physiology and behavior.  Alverno College Music Therapy graduates are prepared to design and implement therapeutic music experiences to assist those they serve in reaching their full potential.                                                               

An Alverno College student with a major in Music Therapy will be able to:

  • integrate music theory, knowledge of diversity in music, and musical leadership skills as a musician in a variety of settings. ;
  • effectively integrate music therapy theories in clinical practice, adhering to professional standards and ethics;
  • deliver quality music therapy services that are informed by assessment and evaluation, leading to intentional therapeutic action;
  • present self as a leader in clinical and community contexts.