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Music Therapy Schools In California

California has is only one accredited music therapy school where music therapy faculty who teach music therapy classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the music therapy academic community in California, and the future trends in music therapy training at the music therapy bachelors degree level.


  1. Chapman University

    One University Dr., Orange, California 92866

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

California Vs. National Music Therapy Employment

California 1,980
National 16,170

Employment Growth for Music therapy professionals In California

610 810 1,060 1,250 No data
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Music Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in California

$56,420 $58,460 $54,900 $48,980 No data
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

Salary percentiles for Music therapy professionals in California

No data at this time.

Average Salaries for Music therapy professionals and related professions in California

Health Science
Mental Health
Music Therapy

Educational Trends

Music Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in California


In 2006, 6 students graduated from music therapy courses in California. And in 2010, 2 students graduated.

Thus there was a 67% percent decrease in the number of music therapy school degree or certificate graduates in California. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in music therapy.

Music Therapy Faculty Salaries in California

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