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The University of Kansas

Program in Music Therapy

Lawrence, KS

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The University of Kansas

Overview

The University of Kansas / Program in Music Therapy is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Music Education (MME)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
5
Accepted
4
Enrolled
50%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, video, reference letters, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, MEMT Diagnostic Exam
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.5, video, reference letters, transcripts, writing sample, proof of professional experience

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (90%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Orff-based music therapy; music therapy in health, wellness, autism and hospice; changing attitudes toward individuals with disabilities; music therapy in medical settings; music therapy in pediatrics, early intervention
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 448 Murphy Hall
1530 Naismith Drive
Lawrence, KS  66045
United States
Contact Dr. Christopher Johnson
Director
Email: cmj@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-9633