Art History at Tufts explores history through the medium of art and architecture. The department is proud to provide a perspective informed by the debates on globalization and visual culture.
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M.A. in Art History
The master's program in art history, offered by the department of Art and Art History, is designed to provide a broad historical and theoretical understanding of the visual arts, in addition to developing critical thinking and methodological skills. Students engage these issues through course work, seminars, independent research, and teaching experience.
Students complete their degree either by writing a thesis or by submitting two qualifying papers; either option involves an independent research topic designed by the student in consultation with a faculty advisor. M.A. students from our program are successful in applying to and completing Ph.D. programs.
The application deadline for fall enrollment is January 15th.
GRE General Test scores and writing sample required.