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Art History

232 Elvehjem Building
800 University Ave
Madison WI 53706
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Program contact: Teddy Kaul
Phone: 608-263-2340
Fax: 608-265-6425
Email: ejkaul@wisc.edu

Face-to-Face Evening/weekend1 Online2 Hybrid3 Accelerated4
Admitting Degree(s):
PhD
MA
Named Option(s):
Architectural History (PhD)

About the Art History Program

The Department of Art History's mission is to promote scholarly inquiry into the history of art, architecture, and material and visual culture in all different media across historical periods and world cultures. The department offers a two-year M.A. degree for students who wish to develop their background in art history to pursue a career in the art world; a Ph.D. program designed to prepare students for careers in curating or academia; and a graduate certificate in material culture studies.

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1 These programs are offered in an evening and/or weekend format to accommodate working schedules. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses and personal connections, while keeping your day job. For more information about the meeting schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

2 These programs are offered primarily online. Many available online programs can be completed almost entirely online with all online programs offering at least 50 percent or more of the program work online. Some online programs have an on-campus component that is often designed to accommodate working schedules. Take advantage of the convenience of online learning while participating in a rich, interactive learning environment. For more information about the online nature of a specific program, contact the program.

3 These programs have innovative curricula that combine on-campus and online formats. Most hybrid programs are completed on-campus with a partial or completely online semester. For more information about the hybrid schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

4 These on-campus programs are offered in an accelerated format that allows you to complete your program in a condensed time-frame. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses with minimal disruption to your career. For more information about the accelerated nature of a specific program, contact the program.