Art History Masters Graduate Programs
Art History graduate programs focus on the study of the historical development and progression of all things related to art and its impact on society and the world.
Graduates with a master’s (MA) or PhD in Art History can become museum curators, art consultants, researchers and more.Art history master's programs help students learn about art as it relates to its historical context. Art history degree programs are often interdisciplinary in nature, as masters in art history students are typically encouraged to view different works from a holistic perspective. Search for art history master's degree programs on GradSchools.com.
- Brooklyn, NYBrooklyn, NY
The mission of graduate studies in the History of Art & Design Department is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to pursue careers as art and design historians and professionals in museums, galleries, and libraries, or to pursue graduate...
- New York City, NYNew York City, NY
This program emphasizes the importance of direct contact with original works of art, and explores the history of art and the art market through the use of Christie's sale rooms and specialist staff...
- 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...
- Keele, United KingdomKeele, United Kingdom
Keele is a residential campus university set in beautiful Staffordshire parkland.
- Toronto, PEToronto, PE
The MFA in Criticism & Curatorial Practice combines history, theory and criticism with professional curatorial practice.
- Louisville, KYLouisville, KY
University of Louisville
- Morgantown, WVMorgantown, WV
West Virginia University
- Baton Rouge, LABaton Rouge, LA
Louisiana State University
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Northwestern State University offers a comprehensive Master’s degree for the transitional professional.
- Leicester, United KingdomLeicester, United Kingdom
- Purchase, NYPurchase, NY
Purchase College - State University Of New York
The MA Program in Modern and Contemporary Art, Criticism and Theory at Purchase College offers a unique interdisciplinary approach.
- Flushing, NYFlushing, NY
Queens College - City University Of New York
- Leeds, United KingdomLeeds, United Kingdom
Leeds Metropolitan University
- Normal, ILNormal, IL
Illinois State University
The primary objective of the graduate art programs is to provide professional training for students desiring careers in select areas of the visual art...
- Manchester, United KingdomManchester, United Kingdom
Manchester Metropolitan University
- La Jolla, CALa Jolla, CA
University of California - San Diego
This professional program provides training for the student who proposes to pursue a career within the field of art (MFA, art-making) as well as history/criticism (Ph.D.). It provides an integrated and comprehensive introduction to contemporary art prod...
- Fort Worth, TXFort Worth, TX
Texas Christian University
Our program prepares leaders in their chosen areas of study. Programs are housed in a state-of-the-art facility designed by renowned architect Kevin R...
- Savannah, GASavannah, GA
Savannah College of Art and Design
Students engage in dynamic discourse of art history, theory and criticism, culminating in independent research.
- Chicago, ILChicago, IL
School of The Art Institute Of Chicago
Recognized as an innovator in the arts since its inception more than 100 years ago, and internationally esteemed as a school of art and design, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago offers a comprehensive college education centered in the visual an...
- Chico, CAChico, CA
California State University, Chico
- Providence, RIProvidence, RI
Rhode Island School of Design
MAT: Master of Arts in Teaching, 1+ year...
- Harrisonburg, VAHarrisonburg, VA
James Madison University
The School of Art and Art History offers the Master of Fine Arts degree and the Master of Arts degree in studio art. Students pursuing the Master of E...
- Frankfurt Am Main, GermanyFrankfurt Am Main, Germany
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University
Scientific debate on curating and art criticism as an intellectual and aesthetic challenges with more practical perspective.