Capilano University

Music Therapy

Program Information

School:Capilano University
Field of Study:Music Therapy/Therapist
Description:The Music Therapy program at Capilano University offers the third and fourth years leading to the Bachelor of Music Therapy. The degree program is designed so that you may enter third year with a variety of backgrounds: music, general arts, education, or nursing etc. All four years may be completed at Capilano University.

This program provides students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and develop competencies in such areas as music therapy and practice; clinical disorders; assessment, planning, intervention and documentation; improvisation; cultural awareness; counselling skills and group dynamics; and basic research. The program blends academic and experiential course work. Each semester contains a practicum placement allowing you to apply our classroom learning in supervised clinical settings, to design, implement and evaluate your own treatment programs. Students deepen their experience of music, creative expression and the role of the arts. They are encouraged to explore their values, beliefs, feelings and communication patterns, to increase their effectiveness in the profession.
URL:Music Therapy at Capilano University
Length:4 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 220] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

English Language Assessment Tests: TOEFL - 83 (internet-based score), 220 (computer-based score), 560 (paper-based score); ELA - 145; Academic IELTS - 6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6; CAEL – 70; PTE - 56; Capilano University ESLF 080 with a minimum B+ grade

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
English Language Requirement, audition and portfolio. Please see website for further details.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 01, 2016