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The primary focus of doctoral education in Digital Arts and Experimental Media is to create opportunities for artists to discover and document new knowledge and expertise at the most advanced levels higher education can offer. Creating new art is at the center of all activities in the program. The DXARTS Ph.D. is an intersection of creativity and research-oriented program of study requiring a substantial commitment to graduate-level study and reflection. The Ph.D. degree prepares artists to pursue original creative and technical research in Digital Arts and Experimental Media and pioneer lasting innovations on which future artists and scholars can build.
To qualify for application to the program applicants should have completed a Master's Degree or its equivalent in a discipline or field related to the proposed doctoral work. In addition to a portfolio of their artistic work, applicants must submit as Statement of Purpose a substantial and detailed digital, experimental arts project proposal (more information following). All students will be expected to show competence in computing, general technology literacy, and skill and imagination in their areas of interest.