M.A. On Campus

Art History

University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul

12 months
625 USD/credit 22500 USD/year
625 USD/credit 22500 USD/year
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The MA program in Art History at the University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul focuses on the development of key skills that serve professionals working in many capacities. Some of our students continue their formal academic studies by pursuing a PhD, while others find positions teaching, working in the museum world, managing art collections, or working for private or public arts organizations.


The ability to formulate sophisticated questions and to conduct research to answer these questions is at the core of the program, and this prepares students for a broad range of professional opportunities. The Art History program at University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul also builds awareness of the ethical and culturally specific issues of research related to the field, including professional standards for work with issues of provenance and human subjects. In addition, our students develop crucial skills in written and oral presentation that are highly beneficial in most professions.

Learning outcomes

While some students enter the program with clearly defined professional goals, others come with an interest in exploring art history motivated by a love of art and a passion for studying its relationship to history.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and Methodology 
  • Two courses in European or American Art
  • Two courses in Non-European or Non-American Art

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Official college transcript(s)
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Three (3) confidential letters of recommendation from non-related individuals that can speak to your academic abilities and achievements. At least one letter should be from a former professor.
  • A personal statement (500 words or less) describing why you are pursuing graduate study and how your intended program will help you achieve your professional goals.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 625 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 625 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Saint Paul

1040 - 1755 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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