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Art History, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Baton Rouge, LA, United States
 The Master of Arts program in Art History from Louisiana State University prepares students for careers in both academia and the art world by providing exceptional grounding in art from globally diverse cultures and by encouraging students to explore a range of historical strategies, research techniques, and critical theories.
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Overview

Programme Overview

  • The MA in Art History program at Louisiana State University prepares students for careers in both academia and the art world by providing exceptional grounding in art from globally diverse cultures and by encouraging students to explore a range of historical strategies, research techniques, and critical theories. 
  • We accommodate students seeking a terminal graduate degree and those who plan to continue to a PhD program at another institution.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Medieval art
  • Art History Area Coordinator
  • Contemporary and new media art history
  • Contemporary art history

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Applicants are required to have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Though not a requirement for admission to the program, applicants who have taken a range of undergraduate courses in art history are highly desirable, as are applicants with reading knowledge of French or German—a reading knowledge of Chinese or Japanese will be especially valuable for students intending to specialize in Asian art.
The following materials are required:
  • Application for admission to the LSU Graduate School, including a narrative statement of purpose.
  • Application fee.
  • One set of official transcripts for all previous college or university work.
  • Appropriate test scores (GRE and, for many international applicants, TOEFL).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12541 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Baton Rouge

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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