Students at the summer institute

Doctor of Philosophy in Teaching and Learning, Dramatic and Arts-based Research, Teaching and Learning

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Understanding and knowing how to use the transformative power of imagination and the arts is at the heart of this specialization. Within our department you have the flexibility to enhance your studies in any content area with a dramatic and arts-based framework that will prepare you for a professional career with a unique focus. 

Students who began the T&L PhD program in AU25 or beyond will follow the curriculum of one of the five new specializations associated with the PhD redesign. This area of study only pertains to students who began in AU24 or before. If you are a student who started in AU24 or before and want to switch into one of the new specializations, please work with your faculty advisor to determine if this is appropriate for you.

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Degree Requirements

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Master’s degree.

Program start

Autumn Semester 

Deadline to apply

December 1 

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Minimum Program hours


(up to 30 credit hours may transfer)

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