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Art History, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #372 (QS) , KS,
The Master of Arts programs in European & American art and in East Asian art at the University of Kansas seek to provide the student with a broad knowledge of the visual arts in those respective fields.

About

An introduction to the basic concepts and methods of the discipline, of the techniques of research and the acquisition of information constitute the schedule of studies.

The Master's degree may be considered either as an end in itself or a preparation for subsequent specialized doctoral studies.

M.A. applicants will be considered for GTA and GA positions; no separate application is required for these funding opportunities. 

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, University of Kansas (KU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Kansas (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Programme Structure

The program for the M.A. in Art History requires a total of 30 hours of graduate work. A maximum of nine of the 30 hours may be taken outside the department with departmental approval. Students are individually advised by a graduate advisor to determine an appropriate program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    81

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Resumé or curriculum vitae
  • A one-page statement of educational and career objectives
  • A writing sample, preferably an art history paper, 8-20 pages of text not including endnotes or images following endnotes 
  • A list of art history courses taken in chronological order and including (1)the number of credit hours (2)instructor’s name (3)grade received. Note: Applicants typically have completed no fewer than 18 credit hours of art history coursework.
  • A copy or scan of official transcripts of all post-secondary education

Tuition Fee

  • International

    948 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 948 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    948 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 948 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    405 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 405 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Lawrence

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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