Degrees and Certificates

Thank you for choosing the Master of Fine Arts in Dance program at Saint Mary's College. Click on the links below to learn more about what we offer, including financial aid info and admissions requirements.


The MFA in Dance uses a year-round academic calendar that favors working adults and highly motivated professionals seeking to substantiate their portfolio as they develop their professional careers with a majority of the practical/performance courses offered during January and June. Our cohorts begin every year in June with a 4-week intensive. We then follow the Undergraduate Academic Calendar for Fall, January and Spring terms. Faculty and staff are also available to meet with you to answer any questions you may have regarding the program. Contact our Program Coordinator at or 925.631.8183 to schedule a one-on-one meeting and/or a campus visit.

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