College of the Arts
School of Art

About This Program

Uncover the rich tapestry of art history with our M.A. degree. Our comprehensive curriculum empowers you to gain a comprehensive understanding of art from diverse historic and cultural traditions, and engage with relevant methodologies and theories. You'll develop advanced research skills and knowledge and learn to access primary and secondary source material in diverse formats, including digital technology. Our program fosters global engagement and recognizes the role of art and cultural production in fostering communities and understanding social systems. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*


  • 7.9% faster than the average
  • 8,100 number of jobs
  • $56,760 potential earnings


  • 12.6% much faster than the average
  • 14,500 number of jobs
  • $56,990 potential earnings

Additional careers

  • Art history at the high school and introductory college survey level
  • Museum registrars and museum technicians
  • Property appraisers and assessors as part of auction houses, art galleries and antique shop businesses


National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.