Advance your knowledge and skills as a K-12 arts educator or prepare to teach art education at the college or university level. With an Ed.D. in Art Education, you’ll conduct independent research on practical questions facing art educators, such as how art education affects students’ future academic achievement and professional success. You’ll also gain knowledge in the theory and practice of art education in the United States.
Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction
Specialization in Art Education
- Application Deadline
- Admissions Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
- Master’s degree from an accredited institution
- Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
- Completed online application that includes:
- Personal statement
- Two letters of recommendation.
- GRE scores
- Resume (international students only)
- TOEFL score (minimum 79) or IELTS score (minimum 6.5) – international students only
- Degree Requirements
- Learn about the variety of fellowships and assistantships that are available to graduate students.
- Visit Student Central for information about financial assistance.
- Consult your employer about the availability of tuition reimbursement or tuition assistance programs.
- Active duty military, veterans, and military families should visit the Center for Veteran and Military Students to take full advantage of available financial assistance and educational benefits.
This highly individualized degree offers you the opportunity to minor in subject areas that you are interested in, including museum education, studio art, art history, and new media.
You must have a master’s degree to apply to this program. Coursework from that degree does not apply toward the Ed.D. degree requirements.
At the completion of your course work and before you begin your dissertation, you will need to pass a qualifying exam in the form of portfolio of work and an oral examination.