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History of Art and Architecture

University of Massachusetts Amherst

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
20080 USD/year
20080 USD/year
9342 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Founded in 1969, the History of Art and Architecture program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is the only graduate degree program in the field at a public university in New England. On average, the program enrolls fifteen-to-twenty students, ensuring close collaboration between the students and nine full-time faculty members.

Overview

Graduate Studies Program

Our faculty’s active research agenda reflects in a range of courses that highlight the discipline’s diversity of methodological approaches, geographic areas, and thematic issues.

The History of Art and Architecture program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst prepares students for doctoral study and provide professional training for many careers, including museum and historical society work, government programs in the arts, the art market, journalism, and teaching at all levels. Our recent graduates have been accepted into doctoral programs at Princeton, University of California at Berkeley, Columbia, the Courtauld, John Hopkins, the Graduate Center at CUNY, and Boston University, among others. Graduates also have continued to full-time careers in the museum world and art market at organizations that include the Clark Art Museum, Harvard Art Museums, Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Bonhams and Skinner Auctioneers.

The program financially supports graduate students through teaching assistantships and fellowship awards. Teaching positions provide students with comprehensive financial support comprising a stipend, 95% of health insurance costs, and full tuition credit. For students who do not receive teaching assistantships, fellowships are awarded to help defray the cost of tuition.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Early Medieval Art
  • European Art 1780-1880
  • Modern Art 1880-Present
  • American Art to 1860
  • American Art: Colonialism
  • Biology and Art

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An application form
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts of academic work
  • A writing sample (7-20 pages)
  • A faculty committee evaluates the file, giving priority to the candidate’s overall academic background in the humanities, foreign language competency, letters of recommendation, and motivation and interest.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4671 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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