• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

In this Art History and Education PhD from University of Arizona , you will have the opportunity to participate in senior capstone courses, internships, and study abroad. Further, you will gain an extensive understanding of both historical and contemporary western visual culture, from Ancient to Contemporary art and architecture.

The faculty is committed to delivering you a quality academic experience. Through thoughtful teaching and mentoring, the goal of the Art History division is to provide a rigorous and dynamic learning experience that will be applicable to a range of professional outcomes.

Library and Museum Resources

You will find excellent library facilities available at the University of Arizona. The Main Library contains an art book collection consisting of approximately 120,000 volumes and 200 current art journal subscriptions in an overall library collection of approximately 7 million titles. Supporting collections include extensive holdings in facsimile editions and original rare books and manuscripts in Special Collections. 

The computerized library catalog is online. New data bases and services are added continually to the extremely user-friendly, state-of-the-art system, including internal and external subject searches, access to the catalogs of other university libraries and to a wide range of data bases, and to new computerized research tools on a world-wide basis, including Worldcat. An efficient Interlibrary Loan Department makes available materials not in the libraries of the University of Arizona from other national and international collections.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    63 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • American
  • Architectural History
  • Baroque/Rococo
  • Contemporary Art and Theory
  • Greek and Roman
  • Latin American
  • Modern
  • Museum Studies (Certificate Program)
  • Native American
  • Photography
  • Renaissance
  • 17th Century
  • 18th Century
  • 19th Century

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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General Requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Writing or Research Sample
  • Transcripts from all previous colleges and universities attended.  For initial evaluation purposes, you may attach scans of official or unofficial transcripts.
  • The names and contact information for 3 referees who will be submitting Letters of Recommendation on your behalf. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5969 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Tucson

  • 830 - 1140 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The School of Art offers fee waivers, scholarships, fellowships and graduate assistantships for graduate students in good standing. These awards are competitive and assigned during both fall and spring semesters.

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