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:

Jennifer Kayle
Graduate Program Director

University of Iowa
Department of Dance

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