The PhD Program. The PhD program in this department is considered one of the foremost in the country. The doctoral degree is offered in a wide range of fields from Ancient Near Eastern art and archaeology to contemporary art and critical theory, with most of the major fields in between strongly represented: Aegean, Greek, Roman; western Medieval and Byzantine; Italian French and British.
An undergraduate major in art history is not a requirement. It is also advised that students have prior knowledge of at least one foreign language at the time of application. Applicants to the PhD program are encouraged to contact faculty in their proposed field of study. A good time to do this is the fall semester.
While Columbia MA and PhD students may enroll in the same graduate courses, recipients of the free-standing MA in Art History will be considered for admission to the PhD program only upon submission of a separate PhD application.The 2020 application is now closed. Please check back in September to access the 2021 application. Key Contacts: Office of Admissions 107 Low Library, MC 4303 535 West 116th Street New York, NY 10027 (212) 854-6729 gsas-admissions (at) columbia.edu. Before contacting the GSAS Office of Admissions, please first read our Frequently Asked.Columbia has been one of the most important centers of graduate education in history since modern Ph.D. programs began in America over a century ago. Our Department has a strongly international character, and our faculty and students are diverse in interests, origins, and intellectual orientations. The History Department currently offers two graduate degrees: a Ph.D. program in which the M.A.
Structure of the PhD Program. First-semester students all enroll in a methodologically oriented Proseminar, as well as seminars and graduate lecture courses. Adventurous breadth in art history is encouraged, and there is ample opportunity for coursework in related departments. After the first year there is also a steady exchange of advanced students with our sister institutions in the.Read More
Recipients of the free-standing MA in Art History and Archaeology will be considered for admission to the PhD program only upon re-application. Students who are interested in earning a PhD are advised to apply to the PhD program in the first year of their MA program.Read More
Applicants in Music and Art History should consult the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences website. Applicants in Arts Administration should consult the Teachers College website. Undergraduate applicants should consult the Columbia College website, the Barnard College website, or the School of General Studies website.Read More
Applications are submitted online to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences by December 19 (or the Friday before if the 19th falls on a weekend.) The Department of History does not consider applications that arrive after that date.Read More
Program Category: PhD Programs Chair:. The Department of Art History and Archaeology is a member of the Doctoral Program Subcommittee on Classical Studies and the Interdepartmental Committee on Medieval and Renaissance Studies and participates in the Program in Historic Preservation in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Students in the PhD program earn the MA.Read More
Doctoral Program. Columbia has been one of the most important centers of graduate education in history since modern Ph.D. programs began in America over a century ago. Recipients of our degrees hold distinguished positions in virtually every major university in the United States, and in many abroad. Our program offers a broad education in most areas of historical scholarship and attempts to.Read More
Students in the PhD in Art History program are encouraged to situate art in its historical context, to analyze its impact on the world around us, and to develop theoretical frameworks that contribute to critical thinking and engage with debates in the field. The program involves coursework, two foreign languages, two comprehensive examinations in minor and major fields, dissertation proposal.Read More
The Department of History offers a comprehensive PhD program in almost every area and period of world history. Its range of intellectual opportunities enables a student to pursue studies in depth in a special field of interest and at the same time gain comparative knowledge in related areas. Those who complete the PhD program teach in major universities throughout the world and work in related.Read More
Founded in 1971, the Ph.D. Program in Art History at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York is one of the foremost programs of its kind in the United States. Dedicated to the development of scholars, teachers, museum curators, art critics, and other arts professionals, our program provides students with a general background in the history of art to prepare them to serve their.Read More
The PhD program in Art History does not offer online or distance courses. In general, applicants should have a 3.0 (B) grade point average, or the equivalent, in their undergraduate work. There are no minimum requirements for GRE scores. Note: GRE scores will not be required for Fall 2021 applications. The Department of Art History does not interview prospective students by request. Applicants.Read More