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The Pacific University Music Department is flourishing. Pacific topped 100 students majoring and minoring in music programs this fall, up from just 30 a mere decade ago. 
University's total enrollment continues to increase among both undergraduate and graduate/professional student segments.
A surge in students pursuing music degrees at Pacific University over the past decade is expected to continue this fall.
Writing music gives youth opportunity to create and connect.
Music therapy major Andrea Eitner '17 explores the uses of music therapy in the NICU — and finds a career aspiration.
ABC News explores the power of music therapy. Pacific offers one of only five accredited music therapy programs on the West Coast.
Licensure will help grow profession, expand access to care, says Pacific University Director of Music Therapy Chris Korb.