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The Southeastern Region of the American Music Therapy Association

The Southeastern Region of the American Music Therapy Association

What is Music Therapy?

Music therapists use music interventions to help patients achieve therapeutic goals in a variety of healthcare settings. Music therapists are board-certified, and in some states licensed, healthcare professionals.

Where do Music Therapists Work?

Music therapists work in wide variety of healthcare, educational, and mental health settings, with a wide variety of clients. Click below to learn more about music therapy with specific populations.



Degree Programs in the Southeast

Becoming a music therapist requires a bachelor’s or master’s degree in music therapy, that includes a clinical internship of at least 900 hours. Board certification is the expected credential, and licensure is required in some states. Find out more about music therapy degree programs in the region.