Arts Education PhD

Graduates of this program work in a variety of professions and situations. Some examples include:

  • faculty members at universities and colleges
  • district arts leaders for school boards
  • leaders in arts education at the provincial ministry level
  • community arts workers
  • performers and artists
  • educational consultants
  • researchers

Our Arts Education PhD program:

  • is firmly grounded in critical arts studies and educational theory affecting arts education
  • allows for specialization in a particular arts area while maintaining interdisciplinary across the arts
  • ensures links between arts students and other doctoral students.

Applications are accepted biennually.

  • Start Term: Fall 2019
  • Apply from: Nov. 1, 2018
  • Apply by: Jan. 31, 2019
  • Tuition 2018/19: $1871.33/term
    *Subject to senate approval


  • Dr. Julia Lane Studied clowns and clowning (as ‘researcher’ and ‘performer’).

Additional information can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page as well as in the Student Calendar.