Art Market Studies

Fashion Institute of Technology SUNY

24 months
23946 USD/year
23586 USD/year
11542 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts program in Art Market Studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology SUNY provides students with the knowledge and skills to successfully navigate the global art world. Graduates apply their passion for art and business acumen to a variety of dynamic roles—in commercial art galleries, auction houses, art fairs, museums, foundations, online platforms, and art appraisal firms. 

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The Master of Arts program in Art Market Studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology SUNY takes full advantage of its location in New York City—and, more specifically, in Chelsea, the hub of the New York art world—to immerse students in this exciting, evolving field. Frequent guest speakers and site visits offer vivid insights and privileged access.

The first two semesters of the program feature intensive training in a wide variety of subjects, ranging from art law to valuation to the history of contemporary art. The curriculum integrates interdisciplinary studies with practical experience. For instance, in AM 654 Practicum: Exhibition, students organize, curate, and promote their own gallery exhibition, handling every aspect of the process—selecting the artists, managing the budget, installing the show, and designing all marketing materials.

The three-semester program culminates in a flexible and customizable final semester. Students may choose to complete an academic thesis or pursue additional business-oriented coursework. Students also hone their skills and advance their careers through a required internship.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Intematlonal Art Market 
  • History of Contemporary Art, 1945 to the Present 
  • Core Business Practices 
  • Valuation and Appraisal 
  • Art, Law, and Professional Ethics 
For more information please visit the program website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements:

  • For admittance to degree candidacy, students must have completed a minimum of 39 approved course credits, achieved a final grade point average (GPA) of 3.0, and completed one official internship. Students must have advanced to degree candidacy before being permitted to attend graduation ceremonies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23946 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11973 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23586 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11793 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5771 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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