Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts


Cross-Institute Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy in Design, Environment and the Arts

Ph.D. in Environmental Design + Planning

The Doctor of Philosophy degree in Design, Environment and the Arts is an individualized institute-wide interdisciplinary degree that integrates graduate courses and faculty research expertise. The program offers concentrations in:

The program is at the cutting edge of creating new knowledge in design, environment and the arts. Broad in scope, the program involves multidisciplinary research interests at both micro- and macro-scale levels of design and the arts. The program provides research experience for students wishing to pursue careers in industry as members of interdisciplinary design teams on environmental and energy issues, as well as for those wishing to teach in the architecture, art history or design fields.