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Is dancing your passion? Would you like to translate it into a career? In this program, you will combine a liberal arts degree with conservatory-based training. Our expert faculty will guide you on your journey to becoming a professional dancer, choreographer, critic or dance teacher.

Career Opportunities

  • Dancer
  • Choreographer
  • Dance Instructor
  • Teacher

Undergraduate Programs

BFA in Dance

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Dance program combines a conservatory-based approach to training with a liberal arts curriculum to prepare students for extraordinary lives and careers as professional dancers.

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BA in Dance, Education Concentration, with Teacher Certification in Dance (Preschool-Grade 12)

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Dance Education prepares students to teach dance in the public schools and settings including community centers, YMCA’s, dance studios, recreation facilities and related settings.

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BA in Dance, Studio Teaching Concentration

The Dance Major with a Studio Teaching concentration teaches students the financial and marketing aspects of running a dance studio in conjunction with their coursework in dance and education.

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Graduate Programs

MFA in Dance

Montclair State University’s new, innovative low-residency MFA in Dance is designed especially for mid-career dance artists, dance teachers, and other dance professionals in transition. Appealing to your needs as an experienced dance professional, the program aims to provide you with the knowledge, resources, and credentials you need to expand your career.

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