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Dance Education

MA, Teaching Dance, Grades K–12, Initial Certification

Prepare for initial certification as a teacher of dance and a career as an educator and teaching artist in public and independent schools, studios, and more.


MA, Teaching Dance, Grades K–12, Professional Certification

Educators who already hold initial certification in teaching dance can expand their dance and pedagogical skills and refine their teaching practices.


MA, Teaching Dance, Grades K–12, Initial Certification/MFA, Dance

This dual degree combines intensive study in dance technique, theory, and composition with performance, choreography, and student teaching opportunities.

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MA, Teaching Dance in the Professions

Prepare for a career teaching dance in postsecondary and professional education settings such as studios, community colleges, outreach programs, and more.


MA, ABT Ballet Pedagogy

Take American Ballet Theatre pedagogy, research, and arts management courses with master classes in ballet technique on your path to becoming a dance educator.


Post-Master’s Advanced Certificate, Teaching Dance, Grades K–12

Build on your love of dance and complete all requirements to be eligible for initial certification as a teacher of dance in New York State, pre-K–12.

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