Career Outcomes

Degree Outcomes

The M.A. in Modern Art History, Theory, and Criticism opens doors to rewarding careers in the arts. Graduates may pursue a range of career options, including:

  • Teacher or lecturer
  • Museum or gallery curator
  • Museum or arts administrator
  • Museum educator
  • Public art program manager
  • Auction house manager
  • Roles in cultural and historic institutions
  • Writer, editor, or publisher of art books and magazines
  • Contributor to art criticism
  • Researcher or photo editor

Program alumni may also go on to further studies at the doctoral level, preparing them for advanced positions in museum work and in teaching.

For more career ideas with an art history degree, please see these related resources:

Note: This information is current for the 2019-20 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.