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About The Program

UNC offers an undergraduate Dance minor and a Master of Arts in Dance Education. The Dance minor provides a challenging and rewarding blend in the study of scientific and artistic movement principles, and the MA program includes a combination of online classes, hands on work and theatrical experiences ranging from courses in choreographing to curriculum development.

Styles offered at UNC include ballet, jazz, tap, modern, ballroom dance, hip-hop and choreography. The Dance program produces an annual mainstage dance concert and two student showcase productions each year.

  • Dance Minor

    Dance Minor

    The Dance minor can be selected by students in conjunction with most other majors at the University. Approval by the major program is required for this minor and no admission audition is required. The minor focuses on the development of skills and teaching strategies that will enhance your ability to teach or work with dance in a variety of settings.

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  • Master of Arts in Dance Education

    M.A. in Dance Education

    The Master of Arts in Dance Education is an academically rigorous program examining the philosophical, theoretical and practical implications in the field of dance education.

    Learn more about the M.A. in Dance Education

    Meet the Faculty

  • Applications and Scholarships


    In addition to submitting an application in the UNC Application Portal, prospective students can view the School of Theatre Arts and Dance application requirements.



    The College of Performing and Visual Arts awards over $1.8 million in scholarships annually to undergraduate and graduate students in the arts. There are multiple scholarship types offered to students, including talent scholarships and foundation scholarships. To learn more, visit the PVA Scholarship page.

    PVA Scholarships


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  • Fall semesterAugust 1*
  • Spring semesterJanuary 1*
  • Summer semesterMay 1*
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