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Dance Management

Youngstown State University (YSU)

48 months
14249 USD/year
14249 USD/year
8249 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Dance Management program from Youngstown State University (YSU) is designed to be an interdisciplinary education, allowing you to gain a solid understanding of basic practices related to creating or managing a small business, teaching dance and becoming familiar with costume construction and stagecraft.


At Dance Management program from Youngstown State University (YSU) coursework is broken into three parts: business management, dance sequence, and theater sequence. The majority of your courses are in the dance sequence—learning the ins and outs of dance techniques, choreography, creative dance and more.

The business and theater approaches of the Dance Management program at Youngstown State University are designed to give you a solid foundation in business plan development, marketing, public relations, and management, as well as best practices for costume and stage.

Graduates with Dance Management from Youngstown State University (YSU) will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of basic management principles and entrepreneurship.
  •  demonstrate competence in a number of dance techniques and styles, including a basic understanding of world dance forms and styles.
  • demonstrate competence in transferring the knowledge, skills, aesthetics, and art of dance through teaching assessment.
  • demonstrate the ability to create movement combinations leading to successful compositional studies and performance choreography.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Jazz Dance 
  • Ballet 
  • Dance Kinesiology
  • Pedagogy of Dance Technique
  • Stagecraft 
  • Costume Construction and Craft
  • Stage Makeup
  • Lighting Design
  • Exploring Business
  • Entrepreneurship New Venture Creation
  • Professional Selling
  • Marketing Concepts and Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


124 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online application form, please check the notes.
  • A nonrefundable $45 (US) application fee. 
  • Applicants must have graduated from high school or have successfully completed the General Education Development (GED) test to be considered for admission. 
  • Submit a high school transcript and American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores.  
  • Applicants must have a high school grade point average of 2.00 or higher on a 4.00 point scale, have an ACT composite score of 17 or higher, or a combined SAT score of 920 or higher from the evidence-base writing and reading test, and the math test to be admitted unconditionally.
  • Proof of English Proficiency.
  • Photocopy of passport page showing Photo, Name, Date of Birth, citizenship, etc.
  • Affidavit of Financial Support Form
  • Supporting Financial documents, e.g. bank statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14249 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    14249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14249 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8249 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Youngstown

787 - 1299 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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