Dance Education

University of North Carolina Greensboro

36 months
1715 USD/credit
1715 USD/credit
653 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The MA in Dance Education at University of North Carolina Greensboro, with or without the advanced North Carolina M (advanced) license in dance, is designed for public school dance educators.


Students from North Carolina, as well as other states and countries, are welcomed. The Dance Education degree may be completed only through part-time study, combining online courses at University of North Carolina Greensboro, summer study on campus, and selected courses taken on campus or online from other institutions. Presently we are admitting students into this program only in alternate (even) years. 

Who is this program for ?

The program is designed for full-time dance educators teaching a diverse population of public school students. At least one year of full-time teaching experience with K-12 students is very strongly recommended before beginning the program. Many course assignments require teaching public school students (or similar populations). The program is not appropriate for those teaching only in typical commercial or professional studios.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Dancer's Body
  • Dance: The Phenomenon I
  • Dance: The Phenomenon II
  • Reflective Practice in P-12 Dance Education
  • Choreographic Practice
  • Dance Education: Technique and Performance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application one month prior to the posted departmental deadline.




60 alternative credits


  • Fully structured
  • Regular optional meetings
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements for all students include coursework from an accredited institution demonstrating proficiency in the following:

  • improvisation and choreography
  • dance technique at the high intermediate or advanced level in one or more forms
  • dance history, including global dance forms and 20th-century modern dance
  • music for dance or other significant work in music
  • dance production
  • applied anatomy/kinesiology/injury prevention.
  • One official transcript from every college and university previously attended. 
  • Three letters of recommendation from former professors, employers, or persons well acquainted with the applicant’s academic potential.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1715 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1715 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    653 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 653 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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