This History of Design and Curatorial Studies MA program offered at 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
- Apply before
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DisciplinesDesign Art History Museum Studies View 466 other Masters in Art History in United States
- Complete the online application
- The application fee for first-year international applicants is $75
- 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
International55080 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27540 USD per semester during 24 months.
National55080 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27540 USD per semester during 24 months.
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