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Arnhold Graduate Dance Education Program

Study dance education in the heart of New York City, one of the world’s greatest cultural laboratories!

The Arnhold Graduate Dance Education Program (AGDEP) is designed for ambitious artists and educators. Our curriculum combines courses in the School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences Dance Program as well as dance education courses that focus on applying teaching methods to dance classroom environments. In addition to engaging in stimulating and challenging coursework, students are part of a supportive community where academic work is enhanced through workshops, intensives and master classes, performances, and tech seminars.

Launched in Fall 2012, this rapidly expanding program provides all students with an iPad as well as technology training and support through the iDanceEd initiative and the Frankfort Digital Video Library. The AGDEP Salon Series allows students to showcases their creative work in professional performance studios throughout NYC, and a partnership with Hunter’s Muse Scholars Program offers the opportunity to teach specialized dance workshops to undergraduates. Each student in the program is paired with a NYS licensed dance educator/mentor, who provides personalized academic and professional support. 

The program offers the following paths to graduate degrees in Dance Education and New York State Pre-K-12 dance teacher cerfitication:

For more information on how to apply, please click here.
The application deadline for Fall 2017 admission is February 15, 2017.

Click here to download a brochure

Hunter College is an institutional member of NDEO and NYSDEA.

The Arnhold Dance Education Laboratory Collection is located at Hunter College and available as a resource to all of our students. 

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Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight 2016

Congratulations to graduates Halley Gerstel, KristiAnne Francis, Keryn Lundgren, Lauren Serrano and Liliana Molina here with Jody Arnhold, Dean Andrew Polsky, Director of Dance Department, Betsy Cooper and Director of the Arnhold Graduate Dance Education Program, Kathleen Isaac. These inspiring, passionate educators will be inducted into the Arnhold Alumni LEAD Initiative, demonstrating Leadership in Education and Artistry through Dance! At a special pinning ceremony held in Hunter's Faculty Dining Room, Jody Arnhold presented each graduate with a pin to induct them into the alumni society.

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