Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

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MUST 5000 Music Therapists & Technology

Prerequisite: Admission in the Master of Music Therapy Degree Program or permission of the instructor. This on-line distance education course provides the student with an overview of the use of technology in the field of music therapy and practical applications for clinical practice, research, communication, and presentation.

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MUST 5110 Gndr/Cltrl Iss Crtve Arts Ther

This on-line course examines gender and cultural issues facing music therapists and other creative arts therapists during the therapeutic process and the impact of different race, culture, age, sexual orientation, or nationality in the lives of therapists and consumers. On-line. Prerequisite: Admission into Master of Music Therapy degree program or permission of instructor.

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MUST 5120 Qualitative Research

Prerequisite: Admission into Master of Music Therapy degree program or permission of instructor. This course introduces students to the philosophy and methods of qualitative (naturalist, postpositivist) research in the creative arts therapies. Students explore a topic from the qualitative paradigm and design a research study in an area of interest, planning for all stages of data gathering, analysis, and interpretation. On-line

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MUST 5130 Quantitative Research

Prerequisite: Admission into Master of Music Therapy degree program or permission of instructor. This course examines issues and skills in quantitative research in the creative arts therapies, including a critical review of literature, designing a study, analyzing and interpreting existing literature, and ethical issues in research. On-line.

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MUST 5210 Music & the Excep Child

Focuses on the identification and basic techniques of teaching exceptional students in the regular classroom and examines special uses of music with students.

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MUST 5300A Grad Sem In Spec Top in Mus Th

Prerequisite: Admission in the Master of Music Therapy Degree Program or approval of instructor is required. This course will explore pertinent topics and contemporary issues in music therapy and related areas. A specific focus will be determined prior to each course.

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MUST 5400 MT Graduate Equivalency Skills

Prerequisite: Master of Music Therapy students without a bachelor's degree in music therapy or equivalency. This on-line hybrid course augments the equivalency core music therapy courses using intensive practice in specific skill areas. these areas include music foundations, mjsic therapy theory and practice, and exceptionalities.

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MUST 5410 Leadership, Supervision & Mgmt

Prerequisite: Admission in the Master of Music Therapy Degree Program or approval of instructor. On line delivery. The course Leadership, Supervision, and Management in Music Therapy will examine the components of effective leadership and administration of creative arts therapy departments or other healthcare agencies. Foundational and theoretical concepts will be discussed. Concepts will be practiced in experiential exercises. Applications for current employment will be explored.

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MUST 5600A Ind Study in Music Therapy

Prerequisite: Admission in the Master of Music Therapy Degree program and approval of instructor: This course will provide students the opportunity to explore a specific topic or area in music therapy independently. A clinical, academic or research project may be chosen. This course is repeatable for credit.

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MUST 5600B Ind Study in Music Therapy

Prerequisite: Admission in the Master of Music Therapy Degree program and approval of instructor: This course will provide students the opportunity to explore a specific topic or area in music therapy independently. A clinical, academic or research project may be chosen. This course is repeatable for credit.

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MUST 5600C Ind Study in Music Therapy

Prerequisite: Admission in the Master of Music Therapy Degree program and approval of instructor: This course will provide students the opportunity to explore a specific topic or area in music therapy independently. A clinical, academic or research project may be chosen. This course is repeatable for credit.

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MUST 5980 In'tl Topics in Music Therapy

This course will explore music therapy outside of the United States. Travel to a specific country or territory will be mandatory. The course content will be the history of music therapy in the country, populations served, and techniques both musically and clinically.

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