Academic programs
Ph.D. in education, concentration in art education

The art education concentration of the Ph.D. in education program allows students to connect contemporary art and education theories and philosophies, practical and professional experiences, and impact research to develop an area of expertise relevant to the field of art education.

The program integrates urban community engagement, digital and emerging media, and research and assessment in diverse settings, ensuring graduates will be highly qualified to serve in teaching, research and leadership positions at universities and in arts and education organizations.

Curriculum requirements

The Ph.D. in education, concentration in art education requires a minimum of 48 total graduate credit hours:

Degree requirements for the Ph.D. in education, concentration in art education »

Please keep in mind, however, that the exact course requirements may vary depending on when you matriculated into the program, so please consult your adviser or the program coordinator with any additional questions.

Contact us

For more information, please contact:

Sara Wilson McKay, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Art Education, School of the Arts
Phone: (804) 828-7154
Email: swilsonmckay@vcu.edu