Dance Teaching Artist Praxis (Graduate Certificate)

The graduate certificate in dance teaching artist praxis prepares students to enter the dance field as professional teaching artists and educators. The program equips students with the knowledge, skills and credentials to work as dance teaching artists, pedagogical theorists and researchers, higher-education dance professors and teacher preparation experts, preK-12 dance educators and community dance teachers. Students completing the dance teaching artist praxis certificate will fulfill central coursework requirements necessary to obtain a Provisional Arts Education, preK-12 certificate in dance from the Arizona Department of Education. They also will gain the qualifications and credentials required to develop and teach university teacher preparation courses and training programs and develop the skills and perspectives necessary to effectively work as a teaching artist in diverse sociocultural and learning contexts.

Degree Offered

Dance Teaching Artist Praxis (Graduate Certificate)
Design & the Arts, Herberger Institute for


Plan of Study

The Plan of Study is the required curriculum to complete the program.

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