Lindenwood University

Master of Arts in Art History and Visual Culture


209 S Kingshighway St

Saint Charles, MO 63301

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Art History and Visual Culture

Format: Online

Program Description:

Explore the approaches and materials used in artwork throughout different eras with Lindenwood University’s online Master of Arts in art history and visual culture program. This program focuses on both the traditional and modern approaches to the discipline, including the structures that artwork was produced in, how it was used, and how visual culture conveys meaning.

Our curriculum is customizable through various elective courses in topics such as Baroque art, the history of photography, and the history of costume design and fashion. Students can study numerous forms of art, including architecture, ceramics, painting, photography, and sculpture. Throughout the program, students will discover the meanings and interpretations of various works of art. There are also opportunities for students to study abroad.

Our knowledgeable faculty will guide courses in the influences of cultures on works of art throughout different eras, demonstrating knowledge in the key figures, concepts, and periods of various art forms. Students will understand the theories that have influenced the arts, their reception and their appreciation. These proficiencies allow graduates to pursue a variety of roles in the arts and at museums. Potential careers could include museum curator, archivist, or artist. Some may also teach art history or advance their teaching career.

This program has been recognized as one of the best online master’s degrees in art and art history by,, and In addition, Grad School Hub has ranked this program as the third most affordable of its kind.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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