Music in Medicine


The Center for Arts in Medicine, in conjunction with the School of Music, offers this certificate as an opportunity for students to explore the intersections between music and health and professional opportunities for engaging both disciplines.

About this Program

Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.

Center Information

The University of Florida Center for the Arts in Medicine is committed to advancing research, education, and practice in arts in medicine, locally and globally. Through ongoing interdisciplinary research, training programs, and dynamic academic programs the Center advances its mission to further the field of arts in health.


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The certificate focuses on the use of music to enhance individual and community health and healthcare environments. Students will learn theory and practice in the field of arts in health and will develop skills for applying music and well-being in healthcare and community settings.

Students should apply by their sophomore year and schedule an initial meeting to discuss requirements.

Required Courses

HUM 2592Introduction to the Arts in Medicine in a Global Context3
HUM 3523Music and Health3
or IDH 3931 Interdisciplinary Junior Honors
MUN 1000/3000Music ensemble1
HUM 3940LArts in Medicine Practicum 12
HUM 4594Music in Medicine Capstone3
Total Credits12

Additional Requirements

  • 3.0 average in all courses included in the certificate curriculum
  • Demonstrate a minimum intermediate level proficiency on their primary instrument, as demonstrated by completion of or enrollment in a 2000-level studio course and an audition.
  • Be a current UF student
  • 3.0 average in all courses included in the certificate curriculum within 6 months of graduation.