Through a balance of experiential and reflective learning, theory and skill-based education, and supervised practicum and internship experiences, students develop a strong base for effective clinical practice.
The 90.0 quarter-credit curriculum includes specific dance/movement therapy coursework in areas such as Laban Movement Analysis (LMA); movement observation and assessment; child and adult theories and skills, and developmental movement, as well as general mental health counseling coursework in human development; psychopathology; social and cultural foundations; clinical appraisal and assessment; and group dynamics. Program graduates are eligible for the Registered Dance/Movement Therapist (R-DMT) credential as well as professional counseling licensure in Pennsylvania (upon completion of post-graduation requirements).
Dance Movement Therapy and Counseling is offered at Drexel University.
Dance/Movement Therapy-specific topics include:
Theory and practice with child and adult populations
Social and cultural foundations in dance/movement therapy
Laban movement analysis
Movement perspectives in human development
Mental health applications of movement assessment
Therapy relationship skills
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Rolling admission until full (Priority deadline: January 1; final deadline: February 1)
DisciplinesSchool Counselling Theatre & Dance View 320 other Masters in Theatre & Dance in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Official transcripts must be sent directly to Drexel from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended. Please note that transcripts are required regardless of number of credits taken or if the credits were transferred to another school. An admission decision may be delayed if you do not send transcripts from all colleges and universities that you have attended.
International121950 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1355 USD per credit
National121950 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1355 USD per credit
Living costs for Philadelphia
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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