United States Doctorates in Fine Arts and Design PhD Programs
Earn a doctorate in fine arts and design. Search available Ph.D. programs in fine arts in design on GradSchools.com. Fine arts and design doctoral programs are available in many specializations. If you want to perform advanced work or research in the fine arts earning a Ph.D. in Fine Arts and Design might be a good option for you!
- Athens, GAAthens, GA
University of Georgia
The Lamar Dodd School of Art is one of the largest university art programs in the nation. With over 950 undergraduate art majors and 120 graduate students, the School’s faculty and staff are dedicated to providing the highest level of instructi...
- Athens, GA
- Charlottesville, VACharlottesville, VA
University of Virginia
In addition to its regular degree programs, the McIntire Department of Art sponsors an interdisciplinary program in classical art and archaeology, leading to the degrees of M.A. and Ph.D. While the program aims to foster a thorough acquaintance with Gre...
- Medford, MAMedford, MA
The graduate programs in drama concentrate on particular areas of theater history, dramatic literature, and theory and criticism, with an emphasis on original research.
- Troy, NYTroy, NY
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
The Arts Department offers two graduate programs exploring an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to experimental arts practice with a focus on the uses and cultural implications of contemporary technologies. The MFA in interdisciplinary electro...
- Washington, DCWashington, DC
The Catholic University of America
The School of Music offers the Master of Arts degree in musicology with an emphasis in music history or theory; a joint degree program in music librarianship (Master of Arts degree in musicology and the Master of Science in Library Science); the Master...
- Baton Rouge, LABaton Rouge, LA
Louisiana State University
Master of Mass Communication: The program emphasizes a course of study in media and public affairs. Students take core courses in mass communication and select an area of concentration such as advertising, public relations, journalism, political communi...
- Baton Rouge, LA
- Gainesville, FLGainesville, FL
The University of Florida
Degree Programs prepare students for professional entry in the field of music or teaching. Placement in the MM program is determined by audition, academic credentials, and diagnostic testing. Programs are accredited by National Association of Schools of...
- Gainesville, FL
- Austin, TXAustin, TX
University of Texas at Austin
Admission to the graduate programs of the UT Department of Theatre and Dance is highly competitive and selective. Applicants must first meet the general admission requirements of the Graduate School. The M.F.A. programs in Acting, Directing, Dance, Desi...
- Austin, TX
- Tucson, AZTucson, AZ
University of Arizona
The University of Arizona has offered instruction in music since the late 1800's. Today, its School of Music and Dance ranks among the country's foremost institutions of higher education in music.
- Tucson, AZ
- Denton, TXDenton, TX
Texas Woman's University
The programs in dance are designed to prepare dance artists, scholars and/or educators who are well-grounded in the theories and contexts of dance as an art form. Integrating the aesthetic, critical, historical, cultural and dance making dimensions, the...
- Denton, TXDenton, TX
University of North Texas
The University of North Texas College of Music is one of the finest comprehensive music schools in the nation. Music students from around the world come to pursue their passion for music at UNT, cultivating their skills in one of our many outstanding prog...
- Denton, TX
- Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia, PA
Students specialize in the study of the major instrument and take courses outside the major area that support advanced musical and academic development. The Department of Instrumental Studies provides the potential professional performer and/or teacher...
- Philadelphia, PA
- Kent, OHKent, OH
Kent State University
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Music Theory–Composition prepares composers, research scholars and college/university teachers in the areas of music theory and composition.
- New York City, NYNew York City, NY
New York University
The Department of Performance Studies is the first program in the world to focus on performance as the object of analysis—from theatre and dance to ritual and popular entertainment. Our M.A./Ph.D. program explores the ways that performance crea...
- New York City, NY
- West Lafayette, INWest Lafayette, IN
The Department of Computer Graphics Technology (CGT) offers the Master of Science degree with a thesis option. Students may choose courses that deal with virtual and augmented reality, product lifecycle management, and interactive media research. CGT al...
- West Lafayette, IN
- Kansas City, MOKansas City, MO
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Comprehensive programs in music and dance. Approximately 250 graduate students out of a total Conservatory enrollment of 575.
- Fargo, NDFargo, ND
North Dakota State University
- Cincinnati, OHCincinnati, OH
University of Cincinnati
The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music offers undergraduate and graduate programs in music composition in the Division of Composition, History, Theory and Literature. The D.M.A. in composition may include a cognate in computer and el...
- Cincinnati, OH
- Lawrence, INLawrence, IN
University of Kansas
The School of Fine Arts of the University of Kansas offers graduate music programs through the Department of Music and Dance. A distinguished faculty with more than 60 members offers the opportunity to study with professionals in all major areas. (see a...
- Lawrence, IN
- Saint Louis, MOSaint Louis, MO
Washington University in St Louis
The Department of Art History and Archaeology at Washington University in St. Louis offers programs leading to M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. In addition to academic study in four principal areas, we encourage students to pursue intensive research and curatori...
- Saint Louis, MO
- New Orleans, LANew Orleans, LA
The history of art program, which has grown in size and scope in recent years, offers courses of study leading to both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Enriching the scholarly environment, our graduate students prepare for advanced study and careers...