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 2021 (September)
  • Application Status: Closed
  • Tuition 2021/22*: $1,985.88/term
    *Subject to estimated 2% fee increase each September.

  • Information on program delivery modes for programs starting  Fall 2021: due to the ever changing situation with COVID-19, we are not able to provide information on program delivery modes for Fall 2021 at this time. If programs are to be delivered remotely in these terms, we will inform applicants as soon as any announcements are made by the university.



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