Student Opportunities

In addition to intensive studio practice and rigorous academic study, students pursuing the Master of Arts in Dance have the opportunity to collaborate with professional dance artists and participate in dance outreach work.


Graduates from the Dance MA program are prepared to apply for doctoral degree programs, or to pursue careers such as

  • administrators,
  • advocates,
  • artistic directors,
  • choreographers,
  • dance therapists,
  • elementary and high school dance teachers,
  • performers,
  • policymakers,
  • professors,
  • researchers,
  • studio owners, and
  • writers.

Career Services

Boyer College of Music and Dance provides small class sizes, intimate performance ensembles and a tight-knit academic community. Faculty members mentor students on an individual basis, helping them seek out internships and job opportunities.

You may also connect with the university’s Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence. Learn more about Temple’s Career Center.