Program Information

School: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty: Faculty of Music
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Music Therapy/Therapist
Description: Music Therapy uses music to address physical, emotional, intellectual or learning challenges. You’ll see first-hand the impact music therapy has on developing a client’s potential abilities and enhancing their quality of life.

In Laurier’s Music Therapy program, you’ll participate in supervised group and individual placements with a diverse set of clients, including those with learning disabilities, autism, special needs, adolescents and geriatrics.

URL: Music Therapy (BMT) at Wilfrid Laurier University
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,956

Domestic fees range from $6,536–$9,150
International fees range from $22,956–$26,172

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Applicants: must be registered in Laurier’s Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music in Community Music, and must complete the following courses: MU158: Introduction to Music Therapy, PS101/102: Introduction to Psychology, PS275: Introduction to Developmental Psychology, Infancy and Childhood, and PS276: Introduction to Developmental Psychology: Adolescence and Young Adulthood, or PS377: Developmental Psychology: Adults and Elders; and must have high standing in Laurier Music and Psychology courses and strong interpersonal skills. Admission requirements also include an interview with the music therapy coordinator and an audition.