Please note, the application process and the uploading of supplemental documentation, which includes references, typically takes two weeks. To avoid disappointment, please apply early.
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After you have submitted your OUAC application, paid the non-refundable application fee, and Laurier has received your application, you'll receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org advising you to upload the additional required documentation to Laurier’s Online Registration & Information System (LORIS).
An application for admission to Laurier's Master of Music Therapy program must include:
Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential to graduate studies at Laurier. Applicants whose language of instruction during their previous postsecondary education was not in English must submit evidence of proficiency in English. If applicable, results from accepted testing services must be uploaded to LORIS.
The Master of Music Therapy Admission Committee will review all completed applications received by the Jan. 15 deadline. Based on the strength of your application, you may be asked to audition and interview in early February. You will be contacted to establish a date and time. Applicants chosen to audition must submit an audition fee.
Applicants’ level of performance and musicianship is assessed in the audition. Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) formal training and exams are not required.
You will be asked to perform:
The interview will discuss your interest in graduate music therapy studies and knowledge of relevant music therapy topics (e.g., case studies, models, theories, research). Applicants are encouraged to visit Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy to explore these music therapy topics. For a music therapy/music psychotherapy reading list, contact email@example.com.
It is recommended that you audition in person. Alternative audition accommodations may be considered for long-distance applicants.
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