Music Therapy in Florida

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Schools Offering Music Therapy Programs in Florida


Around 0.0% of Florida's graduates graduate from music therapy degree programs every year. That means an estimated 30 music therapists graduate from Florida's 2 music therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Miami, which was ranked 20th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Florida that has a music therapy program. It is located in Miami. In 2010, University of Miami graduated 9 students from its music therapy program. Tuition at University of Miami was $37,836 per year.

Florida State University, which is located in Tallahassee, is the second-ranked school in Florida that has a music therapy program. It received a ranking of 56th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Florida State University graduated 21 students from its music therapy program. Tuition at Florida State University was $5,238 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Florida's music therapy schools ranges from $37,836 per year to $5,238 per year. But, the average tuition is $21,537 per year. In 2010, the following Florida music therapy schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Miami - located in Miami, students are charged $37,836 per year
  2. Florida State University - located in Tallahassee, students are charged $5,238 per year

The music therapy schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Florida were:

  1. Florida State University - located in Tallahassee, students are charged $5,238 per year
  2. University of Miami - located in Miami, students are charged $37,836 per year

A music therapy degree from a Florida school... what next?

The highest percentage of music therapy graduates in Florida pursue careers as a music therapist. 1,320 music therapists were working in Florida in 2010. In Florida, the largest numbers of music therapists work in the following counties:

  1. Broward County - 220 music therapists
  2. Miami-Dade County - 170 music therapists
  3. Baker County - 140 music therapists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 4,620 music therapists will be working in Florida state. This would require the number of music therapists to grow by 6%.

Salary

On average, a music therapist earns a salary of $59,720 per year in Florida state. On average a music therapist earns the most in the following Florida counties:

  1. Bay County - $91,910 per year
  2. Escambia County - $86,950 per year
  3. Lake County - $80,030 per year

On average, music therapists earns the least in the following Florida counties:

  1. Brevard County - $41,360 per year
  2. Broward County - $45,510 per year
  3. Lee County - $46,890 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Florida statistics regarding a career in music therapy and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as mental health or music therapy.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Therapy in Florida
  • Master's Degree in Music Therapy in Florida

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,885 miles from location Florida State University Tallahassee FL 44.3212 42% 39,785
5,619 miles from location University of Miami Miami FL 80.2467 21% 15,629
 

Curious what studying Music Therapy gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Florida

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Therapists, all other + 1,800 $64,430
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are music therapy related jobs in Florida