Graduate Admission

Whether your purpose for seeking a graduate degree is professional or personal, we can help you reach your educational goals.

Applying to our Graduate Programs

You can complete your application for admission online. Should you have any questions about the application or application process, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at (800) 926-7692 or (812) 535-5106.  

Next Cohort Start Date: July 27, 2016

View more details about the MAAT program.

In order to apply for the Master of Art Therapy program, you must submit the following by April 30:

  • Completed online application
  • Completed application material checklist.
  • Official transcript of all collegiate work (baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university required)
  • Art Portfolio showcasing 15-20 images including drawings, paintings, ceramics, sculpture and art in other art media forms.
  • Three letters of recommendation from someone knowledgeable of the applicant's professional or academic experience.
    Online Recommendation Form

Other requirements include:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher on any undergraduate coursework.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher on any graduate coursework.
  • Personal interview with Master of Art Therapy director and faculty.
  • 12 credit hours in psychology, including courses in the following:
    • Introduction to Psychology
    • Life Span Developmental Psychology
    • Abnormal Psychology
    • Theories of Personality or Education Psychology
  • 18 credit hours in studio art, including courses in the following:
    • Drawing (3 credit hours)
    • Painting (3 credit hours)
    • Ceramics (3 credit hours)
    • Sculpture (3 credit hours)
    • Other art media (6 credit hours)
  • Access to local registered art therapist near where the applicant lives.

Next Cohort Start Date: July 27, 2016

View more details about the MAMT program.

In order to apply for the Master of Music Therapy program you must submit the following:

  • Completed online application
  • Official transcripts of all collegiate work.
  • Biographical statement.
  • Audition tape showcasing musical talent.
  • Two letters or forms of recommendation.
    Online Recommendation Form

Other requirements include:

  • Baccalaureate degree in music therapy from an accredited college or university.
  • MT-BC Certificate  (Board certified music therapist)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 / 4.0 for all collegiate coursework.
  • 9 credit hours of coursework in psychology (including Abnormal Psychology)

Next Cohort Start Date: August 6, 2016.

View more details about the MLD program.

In order to apply for the MLD program you must submit the following:

  • Completed online application.
  • Official transcripts of all collegiate work. 
  • Resume documenting a minimum of two years of work experience.
  • One-to-two page essay describing your interest in the MLD program, your selected Focus Area, and what you hope to gain from the program.
  • Two letters or forms of recommendation: Online Recommendation Form

Other requirements include:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 / 4.0 or higher for any undergraduate coursework.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 / 4.0 or higher for any graduate coursework.
  • Access to a WiFi-enabled laptop computer with Windows XP / Vista / 7 or Mac OS 10 or higher.
  • Access to a high-speed Internet connection (DSL, cable, etc.).

Send required application materials to:

Office of Graduate Admission

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
1 St Mary of Woods Coll
Saint Mary of the Woods, IN  47876-1099

A Note About Official College Transcripts

Federal law requires college transcripts be sent directly from the originating college where the coursework was completed. We cannot accept transcripts sent or delivered by students.