Art History, M.A. | University of Oklahoma | Norman, United States
24 months
40558 USD/year
35004 USD/year
12050 USD/year
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The Master’s Program in Art History in the School of Art and Art History from the University of Oklahoma is dedicated to maintaining high academic standards while simultaneously providing individualized attention in the advising and training of its students.


About this Degree

The Art History faculty from the the University of Oklahoma is committed to developing critical, creative, scholarly approaches to the history of art works, approaches grounded in sensitive perception as well as in familiarity with pertinent primary and secondary texts within a broader cultural context. Verbal and written discourse augments perceptual skills that are emphasized at every stage in the program. A student must demonstrate ability to use French, German, Spanish, or another approved language as a research tool. 

The MA in Art History degree prepares the candidate to enter a doctoral program in Art History or to engage in museum or gallery work. Students seeking to gain admission to this degree program should have a strong liberal arts background with at least 18 hours in undergraduate art history credit. Students with fewer hours in art history must demonstrate special proficiency to do graduate work.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Methodologies and Theories in Art History
  • Thesis Proposal
  • Any AHI designated graduate credit course
  • Electives
  • Research for Master's Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Admission Process
  • Prospective graduate students must apply to the University of Oklahoma Graduate School to be considered for the graduate program.
  • Official transcripts must be sent to OU graduate admissions directly. Do not send transcripts to the School of Visual Arts.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40558 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20279 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    35004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17502 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6025 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • Tuition per 18 credit hours

Living costs for Norman

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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