Art History MA Degree
Department of Art/Art History
The Office of Graduate Admissions STE 345
The University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Blvd
Tyler Texas 75799
Time to Degree: Can be completed in 2 years
College: Arts and Sciences
Total Program Tuition Cost: Estimated tuition for full-time, in-state on-campus enrollment is $15,660. Tuition varies by delivery method and hours taken per semester. Calculate your estimated tuition with the tuition calculator.
Scholarships/Financial Support Available: Yes
Student Research Opportunities Available: Yes
Minimum upper-division requirements equivalent to UT Tyler’s BA degree in Art History for students applying to the MA in Art with an emphasis in Art History or minimum upper-division requirements equivalent to UT Tyler’s BFA degree in Studio Art for students applying to the MA in Art with an emphasis in Studio Art.
Test Score Required: Satisfactory GRE score
Additional requirements for applicants with bachelor’s degrees from foreign institutions include Proof of English Proficiency and an International Transcript Evaluation as outlined here.
Letters of Recommendation: 3
GPA: a minimum 3.0 grade-point average
Resume/Curriculum Vitae: Yes
Admissions Essay: Yes - a one-page typed statement of intent regarding the purpose and rationale for graduate study
Research Paper: Yes - an original research paper showing competence in the use of the English language and with conducting research
Deadlines: Fall - March 15, Spring - Oct. 15
Possible Careers: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for archivists, curators and museum technicians are expected to increase 11% through 2022. Jobs for archivists are expected to increase as public and private organizations require more focus on records and information. Public interest in science, art, history and technology will continue, creating opportunities for curators, conservators and museum technicians. UT Tyler graduates are art teachers, curators of private collections, museum staff workers and gallery art historians. Visit Occupational Outlook Handbook - Archivists, Curators and Museum Workers for more details.
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