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Teaching Dance, Grades K–12, Professional Certification

New York University

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12 months
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21540 USD/year
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About

Designed for educators who already hold initial certification in teaching dance, this Teaching Dance, Grades K–12, Professional Certification from New York University will expand your dance and pedagogical skills and update your teaching practices, with an option to transition into teaching in higher education.

Overview

The curriculum includes research in dance education, dance content courses, general and subject-specific pedagogy courses, and a culminating curriculum project that is applicable to your current teaching setting. You’ll also have the chance to take electives such as Hip Hop Dance Culture, West African Dance, and Principles of Dance Movement Therapy.

Throughout your Teaching Dance, Grades K–12, Professional Certification from New York University, you will study:

  • How to create and implement pre-K–12 sequential dance programs in public and independent schools
  • How to plan, implement, and assess dance education in diverse urban settings
  • Research in dance education, technique and pedagogy, teaching creative movement, and theory and philosophy of dance education

A Thinking-Centered Approach Leads to Careers

Our degree emphasizes the integration of the developing mind and body in the context of cultural practices through research, pedagogic, and discipline-based inquiries. Our goal is to facilitate the growth of your creative and critical thinking abilities, thereby increasing your knowledge and expertise in dance and dance education.

Graduates are research-informed and proficient teachers with a complete understanding of urban school systems and the role of dance education within them.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Laban Movement Analysis
  • Research in Dance Education
  • Fieldwork
  • Human Development and Education in the Arts
  • Theory and Philosophy of Dance Education
  • History, Culture, and Pedagogy of Jazz Dance
  • History, Culture, and Pedagogy of Early American Modern Dance
  • Applied Methods and Techniques of Teaching Dance
  • Teaching Creative Movement

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

34 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Résumé/CV 
  • Statement Of Purpose 
  • Letters Of Recommendation 
  • Transcripts 
  • GRE or MAT 
  • Proficiency in English 
  • Teachers Certification 
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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