Performing Arts Doctorate United States Graduate Programs
Earning a Ph.D. in performing arts may give students the opportunity to completely immerse themselves in the study of the performing arts medium that inspires them. Performing arts Ph.D. programs typically feature an intensive course of study that is intended to connect students with other passionate artists.
- Los Angeles, CALos Angeles, CA
University of California - Los Angeles
The Ethnomusicology Department programs focus on the cultural aspects of music, exploring the rich variety of musical expression found throughout the world; the optional systematic musicology specialization examines the fundamental nature and properties...
- Los Angeles, CA
- 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
- 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
- Columbus, OHColumbus, OH
Ohio State University
The Department of Dance at the Ohio State University is a community of diverse individuals gathered around a common nexus of inquiry: the rich and complex phenomenon of dance. The department has a faculty of 17 professionals, supported by a dedicated st...
- Columbus, OH
- 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...
- 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.
- Dix Hills, NYDix Hills, NY
Five Towns College
The Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.
- Rochester, NYRochester, NY
Eastman School Of Music Of The University Of Rochester
Eastman is a comprehensive music school offering both professional (MM and DMA) and research (MA and PhD) degrees in music performance, music education, composition, musicology, music theory, music theory pedagogy, jazz and contemporary media, piano acc...
- Detroit, MIDetroit, MI
Wayne State University
The Master of Fine Arts curriculum is a three year program of intensive practical training. Specialization's are offered in Acting, Costume Design, Lighting Design, Scenic Design, Stage Management and Theatre Management.The Master of Arts curriculum...
- 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.
- Denton, TXDenton, TX
University of North Texas
In the Division of Music Education, we're dedicated to developing strong leaders in the field. With individual mentorship and guidance, our Doctor of Philosophy degree in Music Education prepares you for a career in higher education, capitalizes on your...
- Denton, TX
- Fargo, NDFargo, ND
North Dakota State University
- Bloomington, INBloomington, IN
The Indiana University School of Music is widely respected as one of the world's mostcomprehensive institutions for musical studies. By providing the academic programs of agreat university with the atmosphere of a conservatory, the school offers a coord...
- Bloomington, IN
- Santa Cruz, CASanta Cruz, CA
University of California - Santa Cruz
The Master of Arts degree with emphasis in composition, ethnomusicology or performance practice integrates theoretical and historical background with practical experience in diverse performance traditions and creative practices. The Doctorate of Musi...
- University Park, PAUniversity Park, PA
Pennsylvania State University
The master of music education degree provides opportunity for advanced study in the art of music, pedagogy, and systematic problem solving. In addition to the traditional academic year program, a ôsummers onlyö option is available. Fulfillment of degree...
- Bowling Green, OHBowling Green, OH
Bowling Green State University
The master's program is designed to relate basic ideas in theater history, theory and criticism to creative production in an effort to prepare students for futures in education, professional study, or further graduate study. The Doctor of Philosophy...
- Carbondale, ILCarbondale, IL
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
The Department of Theater blends scholarship and practice in an academically based theater experience that provides students with broad based exposure to human experience and a sound foundation in the skills of theater craft. The course of study in theo...
- 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
- Chicago, ILChicago, IL
University of Chicago
Our graduate program distinguishes itself through rigorous scholarly training in the integrative study of music.
- Cambridge, MACambridge, MA
- Harrisonburg, VAHarrisonburg, VA
James Madison University
The School of Music at JMU offers a Master of Music degree with concentration options in performance, music education, theory/composition, and conducting. The program seeks to assure an opportunity for the highest degree of musical development and profe...