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The Dance Education Master of Arts program is designed for educators who wish to build their credentials while developing their knowledge in the field of Dance Education. 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 was 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.