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Admission to the MA Program in Art History and Museum Studies

Application Deadline: January 1, 2017 for Fall 2017 admission only.

Applicants to the MA program in art history and museum studies should have a BA major or minor concentration in art history or in a related humanities field, and a minimum overall GPA of 3.5. In addition to the regular CWRU graduate school application forms submitted online (see for details), applicants are required to submit a statement of purpose and two research papers from their undergraduate studies, preferably from art history courses. Three letters of recommendation that highlight aspects of the student’s academic and scholarly potential are also required. Whenever possible, these letters should be written by art historians, working in academe or in museum professions. Submission of Graduate Record Examination scores (GRE) is required; scores should be sent directly to CWRU.

Click Here to Go to the Online Application System for the CWRU Graduate School Program.

All applicants whose native language is not English, or who have not received a degree from an English-speaking university, must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); the required minimum score is 100.

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