Music Therapy in Michigan

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Schools Offering Music Therapy Programs in Michigan


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Michigan graduates receive degrees in music therapy. In other words, every year an estimated 16 music therapists graduate from Michigan's 3 music therapy schools.

Top Schools

Michigan State University, which is located in East Lansing, is the top-ranked school in Michigan that has a music therapy program. It received a ranking of 16th in the country in 2010. 10 students graduated with a degree in music therapy from Michigan State University in 2010. The tuition rate at Michigan State University was $11,152 per year.

The second-ranked school in Michigan that has a music therapy program is Eastern Michigan University. Eastern Michigan University, which was ranked 38th in the country in 2010, is located in Ypsilanti. 4 students graduated with degree in music therapy from Eastern Michigan University in 2010. The tuition rate at Eastern Michigan University was $8,378 per year.

Western Michigan University, which was ranked 38th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a music therapy program. It is located in Kalamazoo. In 2010, Western Michigan University graduated 2 students from its music therapy programs. Tuition at Western Michigan University was $9,006 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Michigan's music therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $9,512 per year, though tuition can range from $11,152 per year to $8,378 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Michigan music therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Michigan State University - located in East Lansing, students are charged $11,152 per year
  2. Western Michigan University - located in Kalamazoo, students are charged $9,006 per year
  3. Eastern Michigan University - located in Ypsilanti, students are charged $8,378 per year

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

  1. Eastern Michigan University - located in Ypsilanti, students are charged $8,378 per year
  2. Western Michigan University - located in Kalamazoo, students are charged $9,006 per year
  3. Michigan State University - located in East Lansing, students are charged $11,152 per year

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

A large number of Michigan music therapy graduates become music therapists. 710 music therapists were working in Michigan in 2010. The Michigan counties with the largest populations of music therapists are:

  1. Wayne County - 270 music therapists
  2. Lapeer County - 120 music therapists
  3. Washtenaw County - 50 music therapists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of music therapists in the state of Michigan will grow to 2,180. This would require a 7% growth in the profession.

Salary

A music therapist in Michigan makes an average of $52,800 per year. The following counties in Michigan have the highest average salaries for music therapists:

  1. Lapeer County - $57,300 per year
  2. Washtenaw County - $56,080 per year
  3. Wayne County - $51,020 per year

A music therapist in the following counties in Michigan make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Barry County - $46,010 per year
  2. Kalamazoo County - $46,280 per year
  3. Wayne County - $51,020 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in music therapy in Michigan and to compare salaries with various related fields such as mental health or music therapy, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,944 miles from location Michigan State University East Lansing MI 83.667 40% 47,071
6,000 miles from location Western Michigan University Kalamazoo MI 34.0778 31% 24,576
5,898 miles from location Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti MI 62.0788 31% 22,893
 

Curious what studying Music Therapy gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Therapists, all other + 810 $55,700
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are music therapy related jobs in Michigan