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About this Program

Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.

Center Information

The University of Florida Center for the Arts in Medicine is committed to advancing research, education, and practice in arts in medicine, locally and globally. Through ongoing interdisciplinary research, training programs, and dynamic academic programs the Center advances its mission to further the field of arts in health.


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The undergraduate certificate in Dance in Medicine recognizes students' special competency and achievement in the use of movement to enhance health in community or healthcare settings. This certificate can serve as a credential for developing career options for dancers and will expand the professional applications of dance to promote health.

Students should apply by their junior year and contact the center director to schedule an initial meeting to discuss requirements.

Students must attain a 3.0 GPA in the required courses, all of which have prerequisites.

Required Courses

DAA 2610Dance Composition 12
DAA 2611Dance Composition 22
DAA 3108Intermediate Modern Dance2
Select one:3
Special Topics in Dance (Introduction to the Arts in Healthcare)
Arts in Medicine Summer Intensive (non-credit, must earn certificate of completion)
DAN 3775Dance in Medicine2
DAN 4860LDance Clinical Practice3
Total Credits14

Additional Requirement

  • Capstone: 20 clinical hours
    Additionally: interviews, self-evaluation, and faculty evaluation