American University

College of Arts and Sciences

Art History (MA)

Address:

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20016

United States

Phone:

202-885-2091

Fax:

202-885-2019

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Art History (MA)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Art History program offers solid preparation for a wide range of professional careers and serves as a substantial foundation for those who decide to continue graduate studies on the doctoral level. The program provides students with a balance between broad general knowledge of art history and the proficiency that comes with specialization. The program offers specializations in Renaissance, Modern, or American art. Students choose between a discipline-oriented focus to prepare for advancement to PhD programs in art history and to careers in college teaching; and a museum-oriented focus which provides a structured internship and prepares students for a career in art museums and galleries. The program provides a strong emphasis on feminist analysis, gender and cultural studies, and reception theory.

Accreditation:

American University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education & the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

International Student Requirements:

Please see American University's College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Admission’s website for admission requirements.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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