Graduate student Mariko Ishikawa performing in Les Ecailles de la Memoire (Urban Bush Women)

Master of Fine Arts

The MFA degree program concentrates on choreography and/or performance.Both MFA programs are designed to be completed in two to three years, depending upon the candidate’s course and assistantship load.

The MFA in dance requires a minimum of 60 s.h. of graduate credit. The program is designed to be completed in four to six semesters in residence. Applicants select the choreography or the performance track before they are admitted.

General Catalog Description and Course Requirements for the MFA in Dance

For more information on the University of Iowa Department of Dance MFA Degrees, please contact:

Christopher Rasheem-McMillan
Graduate Recruitment Coordinator
Assistant Professor, Department of Dance/Department of Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies

Molly Dahlberg
Academic Coordinator and Assistant to the Chair, Department of Dance

For more information on the University of Iowa Graduate College, please visit their website.