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Art and Design Education

Program Summary

The art education doctoral program is for professionals who wish to study under internationally acclaimed instructors, experiencing a real-world art education. This program builds upon your current knowledge and prepares students to be researchers, scholars and leaders in the field of art education.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: School of Art and Design

Degree(s) Offered: Ph.D. in Art Education

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 3

Admission Materials: Writing sample

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S.
Fall May 1 November 1
Spring October 1 December 10
Summer June 1

For More Information

School of Art and Design
Art Building Room 216
Program website
artgradcoordinator@niu.edu
815-753-1473

Director of Graduate Studies:
Kurt Schultz
kurt@niu.edu

Application Contact:
Dr. Kerry Freedman
kfreedman@niu.edu

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