63 units beyond the MA degree are required to complete the Doctor of Philosophy in Art History and Education degree, including 18 units of dissertation research and 45 units of coursework. Candidates are expected to complete a master's degree before entering the PhD program.
The Art History and Education PhD provides an interdisciplinary, theoretically informed, methodologically diverse two track PhD program: with one track in Art History and one in Art and Visual Culture Education. Graduates will be prepared to contribute to research, theory, and practice within their respective fields in university, museum, community, and other arts leadership positions.
The PhD track in Art and Visual Culture Education (AVCE) prepares artist/teacher/researchers who contribute to the research, creative scholarship, knowledge, theory, and practice of art and visual culture education in university, school, museum, community, or other arts leadership positions. The program is focused on contemporary intersections of art, visual culture, and education in all settings.
Please see our website: http://art.arizona.edu/
Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Applicants must also hold a recognized Master’s degree in Art Education, Studio Art, Art History, or Education. If your degree is in another area, please contact an Art and Visual Culture Education faculty member to discuss your application.
Current University of Arizona AVCE M.A. students are expected to meet the same admission criteria and requirements, and should be aware that admission to the doctoral program is highly competitive.
Through the Graduate Admissions Application you will have the ability to upload various requirements for consideration by the admission committee. For this application you will be asked to submit the following:
GRE scores are not required.
International Students Only:
Minimum TOEFL: 550
Minimum IELTS: 7
The School of Art offers fee waivers, scholarships, fellowships and graduate assistantships for graduate students in good standing. These awards are competitive and assigned during both fall and spring semesters.
Please refer to the department website for more information: http://art.arizona.edu/
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Minumum credits: 63
Language requirements: No language requirement.
9 unit minor required.
For those pursuing an Art and Visual Culture Education minor, the AVCE minor requires 9 units of coursework, as approved by the minor advisor. The minor advisor must be an Art and Visual Culture Education, tenure or tenure- track faculty member.