Music Therapy Students


Music Therapy Students

Music Therapy students embrace the full experiences offered on the University of Kansas campus. They also enjoy a rich wealth of opportunities in the Lawrence and KC Metro area for their practicum service.
Students in a music therapy class
Music on a piano

Getting my PhD at KU included many opportunities to customize learning to my individual interests and goals. I was able to develop and teach my own course, collaborate with faculty from multiple departments, and work on several faculty led research projec


Amy Smith
PhD, Music Therapy, 2019
Two children in a classroom with a guitar leaning against a wall
A therapist and a child with a drum
A child playing the clarinet

Music Therapy at KU

"Music therapy at KU gave me the skills to be an original thinker in addition to providing me with opportunities I wouldn’t have gotten anywhere else. Each professor supports you in discovering who you are as a therapist and gives you the opportunities to individualize your education and pursue your passions!"

—Brian Locascio, BM in Music Therapy, 2020