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Art History

George Washington University

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
1825 USD/credit
1825 USD/credit
Unknown
Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Arts degree in Art History at George Washington University offers students a curriculum that covers a range of historical, theoretical, geographic, and transcultural topics.

Overview

For some students, the Master of Arts in Art History degree at George Washington University is a terminal degree in preparation for curatorial or education careers in galleries and museums; for others, it is preparation to enter a Ph.D. program elsewhere. All students receive training that hones their critical analysis, research, and writing skills. They additionally have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the study of diverse creative practices and visual material.

Program Details

The Master of Arts degree in Art History covers a range of historical, theoretical, geographic and transcultural topics. For some students, the Master of Arts degree is a terminal degree in preparation for curatorial or educational careers in museums and galleries; for others, it serves as a foundation for entering a doctorate program. 

All students receive training that hones their skills in research, critical analysis, and writing. The program additionally provides opportunities to study visual materials and creative practices of diverse civilizations and cultures. Students have the opportunity to interact with leading art professionals in seminars taught by local curators and art historians. The Art History program also has a robust visiting scholars lecture series.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Contemporary Culture & Design
  • History Modern Graphic Design
  • Islamic Art and Architecture
  • Northern Renaissance: 16th Cent. Patrons & Painters
  • Art & Politics between Civil Wars
  • New York & LA: 1945 - 1975
  • Crafting the Nation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE general test (institutional code 5246);
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation;
  • 250-500 word Statement of Purpose discussing research interests, academic objectives, and relevant professional experience;
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended;
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Writing Sample between 15 and 25 pages in length.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1825 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1825 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1825 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1825 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Art History
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