Program and Curriculum

The Master of Arts in Art History provides intensive training in the history of art and its methodologies. It combines in-depth research and theoretical scholarship with many opportunities for practical training in museums, galleries and beyond. Our program emphasizes the contextual exploration of visual and material culture in a number of diverse art historical areas.

How Our Program is Distinctive:

  • Students can enroll in either the Master of Arts in Art History Program or the joint program option that combines our MA with the Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies
  • Students in our program receive a level of support and attention that other institutions reserve for doctoral-level students
  • A flexible course of study allows you to shape your degree program according to your own interests
  • Full- and part-time students are welcome and all seminars are offered after conventional workday hours
  • Our location takes advantage of the rich cultural resources of the Twin Cities