Master of Arts in Art History
Academy of Art University

Program Details

The online art history degree, Master of Arts in Art History, is available at Academy of Art University, a top art school.  This degree provides an advanced understanding of western art history with specializations in:

  • Ancient Art
  • Medieval Art
  • Renaissance Art
  • Baroque Art
  • 18th and 19th Century Art
  • Pre-War Modern Art

In addition to art history courses, you will take fine art studio courses so you will be familiar with traditional methods of fine art production, including painting, printmaking, and sculpture.  Through this unique approach that combines art history and fine art studios, students gain a perspective through which art and its historical trajectory can be evaluated and appreciated in a new way.  Graduates will complete a thesis in their chosen area of art historical specialization which demonstrates independent scholarly research and highlights the joint understanding of art and its creative process.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Academy of Art University is accredited by:

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Portfolio, Resume/CV, Statment of Purpose/Intent