There are two degree options for educators who want to build their credentials and knowledge in the field of Dance Education. Choose the one that fits your teaching and career goals:
Both programs provide preparation for those who would like to pursue the Colorado Dance Grades K-12 added endorsement. If you will teach outside of Colorado, please check the endorsement or certification requirements in your state.
In this program, you will be able to build on your teaching strategies, develop theoretical knowledge as it relates to teaching and learning, and develop your dance/movement skills.
This master's program is designed with online delivery in the academic Fall and Spring plus summer workshops to fit into the schedules of current and aspiring dance educators. The summer face to face workshops will include courses on choreography and learning dance forms.
UNC-trained educators will assist you in learning the latest and most effective instructional methods for choreography, dance performance production, skills and techniques and injury prevention. This will enable you to become a better dance instructor whether it is in the high school gym or your dance studio.