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Art (Art History)

Program Summary

The master's degree in art history is designed for artists, educators, and museum or gallery professionals who wish to further their knowledge and expertise as art historians. You will enhance your leadership skills while researching the importance of art throughout history.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: School of Art and Design

Degree(s) Offered: M.A. in Art

Area(s) of Emphasis

Program Requires GRE: Required for Art History specialization only

Letters of Recommendation: 3

Admissions Materials: Writing sample

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration Assistantship Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 March 1 January 1
Spring October 1 December 10 November 1
Summer June 1 March 1

For More Information

School of Art and Design
Art Building Room 216
Program website
artgradcoordinator@niu.edu
(815) 753-1473

Director of Graduate Studies:
Kurt Schultz
kurt@niu.edu

Application Contact:
Kurt Schultz
artgradcoordinator@niu.edu



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