Meganne K. Masko, PhD, MT-BC/L

Meganne K. Masko, PhD, MT-BC/L

Associate Professor, Music Therapy Program Director
School of Engineering and Technology
Department of Music and Arts Technology
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis


Meganne Masko’s expertise is in Music Therapy Hospice and Palliative Care Mixed Methods Research. Interests are in Music Therapist-Provided Spiritual Care at End of Life, Resilience in Healthcare Providers, and Music Therapy and Epigenomics. She is the founding editor of the open access journal, Dialogues in Music Therapy Education.

Dr. Masko is a professional singer, songwriter, music teacher, board-certified music therapist, and social justice advocate. She holds a license to practice music therapy in the state of North Dakota. She enjoys meditation, baking, reading, and crafting for selfcare. She and her family volunteer with Hoosier Bulldog Rescue.


  • 1999 – Drake University, Other Music
  • 2010 – University of Iowa, Music; Music Therapy, M.A.
  • 2013 – University of Iowa, Music, Music Therapy, Ph.D.
  • 2016 – Harvard Medical School/Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Other Mixed Methods Research Training Program

Representative Publications

  • Masko MK. Music Therapy and Spiritual Care in End-of-Life: A Qualitative Inquiry into Ethics and Training Issues Identified by Chaplains and Music Therapists. J Music Ther. 2016 Winter;53(4):309-335. doi: 10.1093/jmt/thw009. Epub 2016 Jun 28. PMID: 27354450.