The MA program in Art History prepares students for careers in museums, galleries, non-profits, and foundations, or for further study at the doctoral level. The program emphasizes conceptual thinking, current research methodologies, and critical understanding of art practices within their cultural contexts.
Faculty members specialize in a wide range of artistic practices, from Pre-Columbian to Contemporary, and the program benefits from affiliate faculty in Tulane's Department of Classical Studies and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies. About a third of our graduates have continued toward their doctoral degrees either at Tulane or elsewhere. The program welcomes students who have majored in fields other than art history.