Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – Specialization in Art Education
Impact the next generation of art teachers and help develop the research that demonstrates the importance of art education on students’ overall academic performance.
As a candidate for the Ph.D. in Art Education, you’ll work with faculty partners to investigate how art is taught in real classroom settings, how gender and ethnic background affect art education, and how technology is changing the way we teach art.
This 90-credit hour degree prepares you for a career as a university or college educator and researcher.
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.
December 1 is the priority funding deadline for the Dean’s Fellowship and University Graduate School diversity fellowships. Eligible applicants will automatically be considered for fellowships – no separate application is necessary.
International students are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for their materials to arrive.
The Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews. Any admission made with these documents would be conditioned on receipt of official documents, which should be provided as soon as possible.
Note: If you are currently enrolled or have applied in the past year, you are eligible for a reduced application fee of $35. Learn more »
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
Completed online application that includes:
Resume (required from international students only)
Two letters of recommendation
Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score (international students only)