Art History Doctorate United States Graduate Programs
Art history PhD programs are typically designed to facilitate the student’s independent research interests, and help them develop expert level knowledge of the topic. Student in art history graduate programs at the doctoral level may choose to focus on broad or highly specialized topics. Find Ph.D. programs in art history on GradSchools.com.
- Seattle, WASeattle, WA
University of Washington
The strength of the University of Washington's Art History degree program is in its global approach to world art and architectural history, with strong faculty in the fields of both Western (Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, Northern European, Baroque, an...
- Saint Louis, MOSaint Louis, MO
Washington University in St Louis
The Department of Art History and Archaeology at Washington University in St. Louis offers programs leading to M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. In addition to academic study in four principal areas, we encourage students to pursue intensive research and curatori...
- New Orleans, LANew Orleans, LA
The history of art program, which has grown in size and scope in recent years, offers courses of study leading to both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Enriching the scholarly environment, our graduate students prepare for advanced study and careers...
- Columbus, OHColumbus, OH
Ohio State University
The faculty and students in the History of Art Department at The Ohio State University seek to contribute to the ongoing intellectual work within the...
- New York City, NYNew York City, NY
City University Of New York, The Graduate Center
- Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia, PA
Tyler Art History graduate students have many doors open to them. They study in Philadelphia and abroad, pursue research in Temple’s three-million-volume library system, and take advantage of the many universities and libraries in the area. They explore...
- Stony Brook, NYStony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University (S.U.N.Y.)
- Buffalo, NYBuffalo, NY
University at Buffalo
The graduate programs bring together the practice of art, the history of art, and the theoretical and historical study of visual culture in its wider context. Students chart a course of research that will challenge and expand their knowledge, both in th...
- Tempe, AZTempe, AZ
Arizona State University
The Arizona Ph.D. in the History and Theory of Art is a collaborative program with the University of Arizona in Tucson and Arizona State University in Tempe. The emphasis is on interdisciplinary methodologies and electronic technologies to prepare stude...
- Providence, RIProvidence, RI
The Department provides training in the history of art and architecture of Europe, of the Ancient, Medieval, Early Modern (ca. 1400-1800) and Modern periods, as well as East Asian art and architecture.
- Louisville, KYLouisville, KY
University of Louisville
- Princeton, NJPrinceton, NJ
- Newark, DENewark, DE
University of Delaware
- Santa Barbara, CASanta Barbara, CA
University of California - Santa Barbara
- Bryn Mawr, PABryn Mawr, PA
Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr offers a degree in the history and theory of art in Europe and America from late antiquity through contemporary film.
- Athens, OHAthens, OH
- Twin Cities, MNTwin Cities, MN
University of Minnesota
The department of Art History at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus offers both an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Art History...
- University Park, PAUniversity Park, PA
Pennsylvania State University
Graduate work is offered in the following areas: Ancient, Byzantine, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Modern, Contemporary, American, African, and Asian art and architectural history.
- New York City, NYNew York City, NY
Founded in 1993, the Bard Graduate Center is an international study and exhibition center in New York City devoted to the interdisciplinary study of the decorative arts of all cultures. The BGC offers programs of study leading to M.A. and Ph.D. degre...
- Columbia, ALColumbia, AL
University of Missouri - Columbia
The MA program requires a minimum of 30 credit hours of course work; proficiency in reading German and French or Italian (and Greek or Latin for classical archaeology); the passing of a qualifying exam; and the completion of a written thesis. The progra...
- Albuquerque, NMAlbuquerque, NM
University of New Mexico
International inquiries: c/o Office of International Admissions, Student Services Center, Room 140, UNM, Albuquerque, NM 87131 The Department of Art and Art History offers a Master of Arts (MA)with a concentration in art history, a Master of Fine Ar...
- Albuquerque, NM
- Athens, GAAthens, GA
University of Georgia
The Lamar Dodd School of Art is one of the largest university art programs in the nation. With over 950 undergraduate art majors and 120 graduate students, the School’s faculty and staff are dedicated to providing the highest level of instructi...
- Athens, GA
- College Park, MDCollege Park, MD
University of Maryland - College Park