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.

  • Next Start Term: Fall 2021
  • Applications Open: October 1, 2020
  • Applications Close: December 1, 2020
  • Tuition 2020/21*: $1946.94/term
    *Subject to estimated 2% fee increase each September.


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