The CMU Dance Program prepares students for a variety of careers in the dance industry through either the CMU Dance Minor or the CMU Dance Studies Major. Students with an undergraduate degree in dance could pursue the following opportunities:

  • Dance Educator
  • Professional Dance Performer
  • Dance Company Stage Manager
  • Rehearsal Assistant
  • Dance Company Public Relations Representative
  • Dance Studio Owner 
  • Performing Arts Critic 
  • Health Fitness Instructor 
  • Professional Choreographer
  • Dance Film  Producer
  • Performing Arts Administrator
  • Artistic Director
  • Dance Scholar
Many students attend graduate school to pursue advanced degrees in dance therapy and dance studies.