Music, Health and the Sound Environment (Intro to Music Therapy 2)
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students
Department: Visual and Performing Arts
Course Number: NCAT 3301
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Music
  • Creative Arts & Healing
Enrollment limited. This course focuses on the use of music therapy in medical settings. Topics include the role of music in stress reduction and immune system enhancement, music as anesthesia, music in childbirth, music in women's health, and music and the brain. Classes include both experiential and didactic components. Nonmusicians are welcome. Fieldwork opportunities in music medicine are available. Prerequisite: Music Therapy 1 or or equivalent experience. This course used to be called "Training in Music Therapy".Certificate students must register in person with a certificate registration form signed by the program coordinator. To make an advising appointment, call 212.229.5567 or email
Course Open to: Degree Students