Art History and Library Science (Dual), M.A. | Indiana University Bloomington | Bloomington, United States
M.A. On Campus

Art History and Library Science (Dual)

24 months
32156 USD/year
30704 USD/year
10630 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Art History is dedicated to exploring and demonstrating the significance and meaning of art, visual experience, and their histories globally to the University and its communities through exemplary research and teaching. The Art History and Library Science (Dual) program is offered at  Indiana University Bloomington .


Together with the School of Informatics and Computing the Department offers a dual M.A./M.L.S. degree in Art History and Library Science (Dual). Students complete all course and language requirements for each of the degrees, but write a single M.A. essay in either Art History or Library Science.

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Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Print and the Origins of the Modern Medium
  • Experience/Experiment: Modern and Contemporary Intersections of Art and Science
  • Problems in American Art 
  • Problems in Twentieth-Century European Art 
  • Problems in Contemporary European and American Art 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Art History. Students with majors in other disciplines with a demonstrable background in art history are also welcome to apply.
  • GPA of 3.5 expected. Appropriate level of achieve­ment on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test (verbal, 160). Statement of Purpose, C.V., writing sample, three letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32156 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32156 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30704 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10630 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Bloomington

1071 - 1733 USD /month
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