Learning Outcomes: Art Education, PhD

Learning Outcomes for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Art Education


The PhD program provides advanced level study for art educators. The program’s objectives are to enable participants to:

  1. Become fluent with key debates and concepts in art education
  2. Develop the capacity to reflect on and to critically analyze their own practices in art education
  3. Develop a critical understanding of theoretical perspectives on art education and general education and challenge outdated theories
  4. Develop the ability to contribute to scholarly development of policy and practice in arts education and general education
  5. Develop a research agenda that benefits diverse communities and/or complex global problems
  6. Prepare for scholarly conferences, scholarly publications, and academic positions