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Music Therapists

Tips for Entry

Join the American Music Therapy Association. Member benefits include conference and publication discounts, access to the members-only section of its Web site, scholarships, member-only job listings, networking opportunities, and other resources.

Become certified by the Certification Board for Music Therapists in order to show employers that you have met the highest standards established by your profession.

Participate in internships or part-time jobs that are arranged by your college’s career services office.

Read the Journal of Music Therapy, Music Therapy Perspectives, Music Therapy Matters, and the other publications (all available at to learn more about the field.

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