This History of Design and Curatorial Studies program of The New School offers practical and theoretical instruction in researching and displaying interiors and design objects such as furniture, ceramics, metalwork, textiles, and works in other media. New courses on curatorial studies and courses exploring the history of design in social and cultural context reflect the program’s broadened scope and relevance.
Students graduate prepared to join alumni who work in some of the world’s most prestigious nonprofit, commercial, cultural, and academic institutions. Graduates obtain specialist and management positions in auction houses, museums, and historic houses; enter fields such as criticism and journalism, consulting and e-commerce, and teaching; and pursue advanced study.
- Survey of Decorative Arts
- Elective Curatorial/Museology
- Independent Study: Thesis
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed
DisciplinesDesign Area & Cultural Studies Art History View 404 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in United States
- Complete the online application
- The application fee is $50. The fee is paid through the online application and is non-refundable
- Statement of Purpose
- Recommendation Letters
- A minimum of two courses in art history or equivalent experience are encouraged
- Writing Sample (Optional)
- GRE scores (Optional)
- All applicants whose first language is not English must submit valid TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores
International51750 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25875 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National51750 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25875 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
- Per credit: 1,810 USD
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