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Art History and Education, Ph.D.

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University rank #85 (BCR) Tucson, AZ, United States
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.
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Overview

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.

The PhD track in Art History produces excellent scholars of art history who will be uniquely competitive in the professional world of university teaching, museum and related careers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    63 alternative credits

    63 units beyond the MA degree are required to complete theDoctor 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.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • American
  • Architectural History
  • Baroque/Rococo
  • Contemporary Art and Theory
  • Greek and Roman
  • Latin American
  • Modern
  • Museum Studies (Certificate Program)
  • Photography
  • Renaissance
  • 17th Century
  • 18th Century
  • 19th Century

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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General Requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Writing or Research Sample
  • Transcripts from all previous colleges and universities attended.  For initial evaluation purposes, you may attach scans of official or unofficial transcripts.
  • The names and contact information for 3 referees who will be submitting Letters of Recommendation on your behalf. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1729 USD/module
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  • National

    812 USD/module
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Living costs for Tucson

  • 830 - 1140 USD/month
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Funding

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.

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