George Mason University

College of Visual and Performing Arts



Office of Graduate Admissions

MS 6A3

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.F.A. in Dance is a 60-credit-hour plan of study grounded in the modern dance genre, that emphasizes performance, teaching, and choreography. Candidates are expected to enter the program with advanced technical proficiency in either ballet or modern technique and are expected to take advantage of the diverse and abundant cultural opportunities in the Washington, D.C., area. The curriculum allows for and encourages apprenticeships and internships in professional and resident companies, experimentation in academic pursuits, and the development of independent and interdisciplinary artistic projects.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GMU FAFSA Code: 003749

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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