Academic Program Overviews

Welcome Accepted Students! Congratulations on your admission to Dean College. We know how important your college enrollment decision is. Even though you aren't able join us in person for Accepted Students Day, we're bringing the academic program overview sessions to you and your family via video.

Our academic Deans, program coordinators and faculty have prepared PowerPoint presentations and Q&A sessions. Don't see the program you are looking for? Check back - we are updating our list daily! In the meantime, view our full list of Majors & Degrees.

Click on the menu items below to expand information on your academic program of interest. 

Learn more about the Arts and Entertainment Management program at Dean College.

Combine your passion for the arts with a strong foundation in business skills. A bachelor’s degree in Arts and Entertainment Management from Dean College gives you the tools and experience to launch an exciting career in TV, film, music, producing, dance or theatre management, themed entertainment, event management and beyond.

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Program Coordinator of Arts and Entertainment Management, David Rowell, has recorded a message for you, including Q&A and a PowerPoint overview about the Arts and Entertainment Management program.  

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Do you have a question that we didn't cover? Contact David Rowell to learn more about the Arts and Entertainment Management program at Dean College. Learn more about the School of the Arts Faculty and Staff.

 

Learn more about the Athletic Coaching and Recreation Management program at Dean College.

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Learn more about the Biology program at Dean College.

Learn more about the Biology program at Dean College.

Science is an ever-changing and evolving field. Rapid technological advancements present new and unprecedented opportunities for research and discoveries in the biological sciences. Dean's Biology program will prepare you to excel in your chosen path.

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Program Coordinator of math and science majors, Dr. Jessica Pisano, has recorded a message for you, including Q&A and a PowerPoint overview about the Biology program. 

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Do you have a question that we didn't cover? Contact Dr. Pisano to learn more about the Biology program. Learn more about the School of Liberal Arts Faculty and Staff.

 

Learn more about the Business Management program at Dean College.

The Business Management program at Dean College will prepare you for some of today’s most flexible and high-powered careers by providing you with the experience and knowledge you need to become a successful leader.

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Dean of the School of Business, Dr. P. Gerard Shaw, has recorded a message for you, including Q&A and a PowerPoint overview about the Business Management program. 

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Contact Information

Do you have a question that we didn't cover? Contact Dr. P. Gerard Shaw to learn more about the Business Management program. Learn more about the School of Business Faculty and Staff.

Learn more about the Communications program at Dean College.

In a changing media world, a Communications degree from Dean College will set you apart. Here, you'll get the hands-on experience needed for a dynamic career in communications.  

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Program Coordinator of the Communications program, Gregg Seibert, has recorded a message for you, including Q&A and a PowerPoint overview about the Communications program. 

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Do you have a question that we didn't cover? Contact Professor Seibert to learn more about the Communications program. Learn more about School of Business Faculty and Staff.

 

Learn more about the Criminal Justice and Homeland Security program at Dean College.

As a Criminal Justice and Homeland Security major at Dean College, you’ll develop an understanding of core principles in the field and learn to tackle evolving cyber-related security threats. Prepare to work in the dynamic world of national and international security and business.

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Program Coordinator of the Criminal Justice and Homeland Security program, Dr. Pietro Savo, has recorded a message for you, including Q&A and a PowerPoint overview about the Criminal Justice and Homeland Security program. 

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Contact Information 

Do you have a question that we didn't cover? Contact Dr. Savo to learn more about the Criminal Justice and Homeland Security program. Learn more about the School of Business Faculty and Staff.

 

Learn more about the Dance program at Dean College.

Dance offers a powerful path to creative expression and artistic fulfillment. A Bachelor of Arts in Dance from the Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance at Dean College provides an ideal blend of purposeful liberal arts studies and conservatory-level training needed to prepare you for success, both on and off the stage. 

Take your craft and creative vision to the next level with a Bachelor in Fine Arts in Dance from Dean College. The Bachelor of Fine Arts is the most rigorous undergraduate course of study for aspiring professional dancers. At the Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance, you’ll train under veteran performers, directors and choreographers who will prepare you for your big break. 

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Program Coordinator of Dance, Todd Shanks,has recorded a message for you, including Q&A and a PowerPoint overview about the Dance program.  

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Additionally, we spoke to our Performing Arts Athletic Trainer, Amanda Donahue, to find out more about how she provides athletic training services to students in our Dance and Theatre programs.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Do you have a question that we didn't cover? Contact Todd Shanks to learn more about the Dance program at Dean College. Learn more about the Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance Faculty and Staff.

 

Learn more about the Early Childhood Education program at Dean College.

The Early Childhood Education program at Dean is designed to provide you with a solid foundation of skills and knowledge in the fundamentals of childcare and education for young children.

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Program Coordinator of the Early Childhood Education program, Joanne Hogan, has recorded a message for you, including Q&A and a PowerPoint overview about the Early Childhood Education program.  

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Do you have a question that we didn't cover? Contact Joanne Hogan to learn more about the Early Childhood Education program at Dean College. Learn more about the School of Liberal Arts Faculty and Staff.

 

Learn more about the Humanities programs at Dean College.

The best preparation for an unpredictable future is a broad education that teaches you to think critically, communicate well, and solve problems across the disciplines. A degree in the liberal arts from Dean College will give you the skills you need to thrive — no matter what the future holds.

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Program Coordinator of the humanities, Dr. David Dennis, has recorded a message for you, including Q&A and a PowerPoint overview about programs within the Humanities, including English, History, Global Studies and Pre-Law.  

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Do you have a question that we didn't cover? Contact Dr. David Dennis to learn more about the Humanities programs at Dean College. Learn more about the School of Liberal Arts Faculty and Staff.

 

Learn more about the Exercise Science and Pre-Athletic Training program at Dean College.

Are you passionate about physical fitness, health, education and other sports-related endeavors? If you answered yes, then the Exercise Science and Pre-Athletic Training programs at Dean College might be the right fit for you!

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Program Coordinator of the Exercise Science program, Dr. Erin Thomas, has recorded a message for you, including Q&A and a PowerPoint overview about the Exercise Science and Pre-Athletic Training programs. 

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Contact Information 

Do you have a question that we didn't cover? Contact Dr. Erin Thomas to learn more about the Exercise Science and Pre-Athletic Training programs. Learn more about our School of Liberal Arts Faculty and Staff.

 

Learn more about the Health Sciences and Pre-Nursing programs at Dean College.

The demand for skilled healthcare professionals continues to grow. The Health Sciences and Pre-Nursing programs offered at Dean College will prepare you to continue your studies in health education, public health and beyond. 

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Program Coordinator of math and science majors, Dr. Jessica Pisano, has recorded a message for you, including Q&A and a PowerPoint overview about the Health Science and Pre-Nursing programs. 

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Do you have a question that we didn't cover? Contact Dr. Pisano to learn more about the Pre-Nursing and Health Sciences programs. Learn more about the School of Liberal Arts Faculty and Staff.

 

Learn more about the Social Science programs within the School of Liberal Arts at Dean College.

When you choose liberal arts at Dean College, you're choosing to develop a well-rounded education that gives you the freedom to do anything and go anywhere.

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Program Coordinator of the Social Sciences, Dr. Kristin Holster, has recorded a message for you, including Q&A and a PowerPoint overview about Social Sciences programs, including Psychology, Sociology, Family & Childhood Studies, Health & Society and Human Services.

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Contact Information

Do you have a question that we didn't cover? Contact Dr. Kristin Holster to learn more about the Social Sciences programs. Learn more about our School of Liberal Arts Faculty and Staff.

Learn more about the Sport Management program at Dean College.

The Sport Management program at Dean College will prepare you for an exciting career inside professional or collegiate sports organizations by providing you with the experience and knowledge you need to become a successful industry leader.

Videos 

Program Coordinator of the Sport Management program, Ernie May, has recorded a message for you, including Q&A and a PowerPoint overview about the Sport Management program. 

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Contact Information

Do you have a question that we didn't cover? Contact Ernie May to learn more about the Sport Management program. Learn more about the School of Business Faculty and Staff.

Learn more about the Sports Broadcasting program at Dean College.

The Sports Broadcasting program at Dean College will prepare you for a career in some of today’s most high-powered entertainment careers and provide you with the experience and knowledge you need to become a successful industry leader.

Videos  

Program Coordinator of the Sports Broadcasting program, John Rooke, has recorded a message for you, including Q&A and a PowerPoint overview about the Sports Broadcasting program. 

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Contact Information

Do you have a question that we didn't cover? Contact John Rooke to learn more about the Sports Broadcasting program. Learn more about the School of Business Faculty and Staff.

Learn more about the Theatre program at Dean College.

Act, sing, dance, direct a show, design costumes or teach drama—with a Theatre degree from Dean College, you’ll have the tools to build a dynamic career in any aspect of theatre.

Videos

Program Coordinator of the Theatre program, Daniel Kozar, has recorded a message for you, including Q&A and a PowerPoint overview about the Theatre program. 

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Contact Information 

Do you have a question that we didn't cover? Contact Daniel Kozar to learn more about the Theatre program. Learn more about the School of the Arts Faculty and Staff.

 

Undecided? Learn more about academic program options at Dean College.

An estimated 50% of students enter college as undecided. At Dean College, we help students just like you explore majors in a holistic, dynamic and purposeful manner.

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Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs, Melissa Read, has recorded a message for you, including Q&A and a PowerPoint overview for students who are undeclared and still exploring.   

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Do you have a question that we didn't cover? Contact Melissa Read to learn more about our academic programs. Learn more about our five distinct schools at Dean College.