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.
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.
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Programme StructureCourses 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
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesArt History View 243 other Masters in Art History in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International1825 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1825 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National1825 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1825 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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