Art education: Online doctorate
Doctor of philosophy in learning, teaching and curriculum with an emphasis in art education (PhD)
- Program type: Doctorate
- Academic home: College of Education | Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum
- Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission, Teacher Accreditation Council
- Delivery mode: Blended; at least one year of residency required
- Credit hours: 72
- Estimated program cost: $32,618.16*
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
Get the degree you deserve
A doctorate in art education from MU can help you expand your teaching skills and develop an expertise in conceptualizing, conducting and reporting current research topics. If you want to advance your career in college-level teaching, research or leadership, this may be the degree for you.
Program structure and topics
Delivery of this program is blended. Most courses can be completed online, but you must complete at least three consecutive semesters on campus.
Courses are semester-based. Per the Graduate School's policy, students may take up to 8 years to complete their course work.
To learn more about the program structure, see the video on the Art Education department site.
Course work covers
- Art pedagogy
- Art studio content
- Visual art and design education
- Research theory, methods and methodologies
- Educational leadership and policy analysis
In-state tuition rates
As a distance learner in a University of Missouri graduate program, you qualify for in-state tuition rates, regardless of where you live.
This program is administered by the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum.