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Art History

University of North Texas

12 months
31530 USD/year
31530 USD/year
22568 USD/year
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Art historians enhance our understanding of art and its place within society through their research. The Art History program is offered by University of North Texas.


Graduate Opportunities

In the University of North Texas Department of Art Education and Art History, our Master of Arts degree in Art History is a gateway to careers in museums and galleries or future graduate study en route to an academic career. You can choose course work that focuses on:

  • Architecture, visual and material culture of the late antique and medieval periods in Europe, the Islamic world and South Asia
  • Architecture, visual and material culture in the Middle East, Europe and the Americas from the 16th to the 21st centuries
  • Historiography, methodology and theory of art and visual and material culture since 1900 Within these areas, you'll work with faculty members whose interests and expertise intersect on colonialism, post-colonialism, geography, ritual and spatial analysis, race, gender and sexuality.
Gain new perspectives

Our faculty members have distinguished themselves through quality teaching, research and numerous publications and presentations. They've been Fulbright scholars and received fellowships from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Newberry Library and the Terra Foundation for American Art, among others. Their specializations include:

  • Art and architecture of the Americas
  • European art and architecture
  • Islamic and Middle Eastern art
  • Modern and contemporary art
  • South Asian art

Programme Structure

Faculty members are also affiliated with other areas across UNT, including Women’s Studies, the Medieval Renaissance Consortium, Middle Eastern Studies and the Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute.
In addition to outstanding faculty, the program offers:

  • Intensive study of global artistic productions and their impact on developments in history and visual culture
  • Advanced seminars and independent research projects with nationally and internationally recognized faculty members
  • Opportunities to present papers at conferences or engage in fieldwork abroad
  • Exposure to guest lectures as part of the Art History Lecture Series and programs with distinguished scholars, such as the annual Medieval Graduate Student Symposium
  • Certification in Art Museum Education or Arts Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 500- to 750-word statement of purpose indicating your reasons for enrolling in graduate school
  • Recent term paper or professional writing sample
  • Two letters of recommendation from people familiar with your academic record
  • Professional résumé (optional)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31530 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 31530 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    31530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31530 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    22568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22568 USD per year during 12 months.

Estimated expenses for international students will be provided on their immigration documents by the Division of International Affairs,.

Living costs for Denton

1036 - 1920 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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