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Graduate Programs

Nazareth College Rochester, NY offers graduate music programs including music education, creative arts therapy (art therapy and music therapy), and piano pedagogy

Nazareth College offers graduate music programs including music education, creative arts therapy (art therapy and music therapy), and piano pedagogy

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Course Catalog
Music Education Program Application
Creative Arts Therapy Program Application

Degree Programs

Master of Science in  Music Education

  • Leading to Professional Certification in Music Education, B-12
  • Leading to Initial (and Professional)  Certification in Music Education, B-12

Master of Science in  Creative Arts Therapy

  • 48 Credit Program, Masters for MT-BC 
  • 60 Credit Program, Masters Equivalency

Professional Connection in Graduate Studies

In our areas of professional study, students are connected with faculty and supervisors that have extensive “real world” experience. 

Music Education

  • Observation and student teaching experiences in some of the nation’s leading school music programs
  • Collegiate faculty and retired public school teachers supervise the student teaching experience
  • Active collegiate chapters of professional organizations (NAfME, ACDA, ASTA, and MTNA) that allow students the opportunity to attend and participate in annual conference for the purposes of gaining new knowledge and networking in the field
  • Collegiate faculty with national reputations who are active clinicians at professional conferences
  • High profile alumni network with graduates who hold leadership positions in national, regional, and local professional organizations
  • Opportunity to focus on applied music study to increase musicianship skills
  • Located in a culturally rich environment with a strong emphasis in all of the arts

Music Therapy

  • Practicing music therapists supervise clinical work
  • A network of over 50 board certified music therapists for observation and practicum experiences
  • A variety of practice based experiences in a number of professional settings
  • Active collegiate chapter of the professional organization (AMTA) allowing students the opportunity to attend and participate in annual conferences for the purposes of gaining new knowledge and networking in the field
  • Collegiate faculty with national reputations who are active clinicians at professional conferences
  • High profile alumni network with graduates who hold leadership positions in national, regional, and local professional organizations
  • Opportunity to focus on applied music study to increase musicianship skills
  • Located in a culturally rich environment with a strong emphasis in all of the arts
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