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Jessica Siena
Director of Conservatory Admissions
Faye Spanos Concert Hall, 3rd Floor
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Therapy

This degree leads to Board Certification in Music Therapy. It consists of four years of coursework and supervised fieldwork, followed by an internship. In addition, students are able to take advantage of diverse course offerings at Pacific and pursue coursework in psychology, biology, special education, physical therapy, sports science, and speech language pathology. 

Why Music Therapy at Pacific?

  • The Conservatory's outstanding educational and performance environment supports the development of strong musicianship, an essential foundation for success in Music Therapy
  • Dedicated faculty combine teaching excellence, scholarship, and real-life clinical experience to provide grounding in integrated theoretical approaches and supervised practice via community-based experiential learning
  • Individualized faculty mentoring prepares students for placement in clinical training internships and jobs with specializations which match the student's interests, talents, and personal career goals
  • A unique integrated learning model allows for interweaving classroom and fieldwork learningacross the entire curriculum. Fieldwork within community settings provides students with direct hands-on experience with children, adults, and older adults. Students develop a wide range of skills, knowledge, and confidence through this experience
  • Following the completion of coursework, students are placed in full-time clinical internship programs. After the Board Certification exam is passed, students receive the designation of Music Therapist, Board Certified (MT-BC) and faculty continue to assist our graduates in networking and locating job opportunities. 

Music Therapy Faculty

Dr. Eric Waldon
Associate Professor and Program Director of Music Therapy

Feilin Hsiao, PhD
Associate Professor of Music Therapy and Coordinator for Music Therapy, San Francisco Campus

Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy, 4-Year Grid