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University Catalog 2021-2022 
University Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dance/Movement Therapy, Certificate of Respecialization (Post-Master’s)

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Certificate in Dance/Movement Therapy
AU New England
Credits for Degree: 29 semester credits
Standard Mode of Instruction: Low-residency & online
Standard time to completion: 36 months

Program Overview

The LR DMT certificate fulfills the majority of requirements to apply through the Alternate Route pathway for the R-DMT (registered dance/movement therapist) credential awarded by the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA). The low-residency certificate program is completed over three years and includes three residencies in Keene, NH and 9 credits online.

Admission Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in or have completed a master’s degree in education or mental health (Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Psychology, etc.). (Additional psychology courses are required for those without a clinical degree.) Please check with your state licensing boards regarding private practice.)
  • Significant experience in at least two different dance/movement forms (such as ballet, modern, jazz, improvisation, popular/street/indigenous, liturgical, ballroom, traditional/ethnic/folk, African, Caribbean, Korean, Latin, Middle Eastern, Native American, Tai-chi, Aikido, etc.) and in-depth knowledge of one of them is required.
  • Teaching, performing, and/or choreography experience is preferred.
  • Applicants must submit a one- to two-page response to each admission question specified in the program application.

Current Tuition and Fees

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