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This 36-credit-hour Master’s degree focuses on the arts of Rome, Italy, and the Mediterranean, from antiquity to the present. Students obtain a broad base in current art-historical method and practice through first-hand engagement with art objects, built environments, and archival documentation in Rome and in other parts of Italy and Europe. They also develop a deeper concentration in an area of their choosing through an MA thesis and professional internship.

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Start date

The program will start in September.

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The degree can be completed in three regular semesters of intensive study or over the course of two academic years.

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Attendance mode

The program is full time. Part-time study is possible for EU citizens and permanent residents.

“These past two years have been the most exhilarating, challenging, memorable, thought-provoking, interesting, and rewarding years of my life. I have my invaluable professors and amazing colleagues to thank for making my time in Italy at John Cabot University so fulfilling.”
Gavin Austin Gaebe
MA in Art History, Class of 2024
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Join a global community of art-historical thinkers in Rome, a capital of the arts for more than two millennia.

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Earn your MA surrounded by art of all eras in one of the world’s most beautiful, art-rich cities.

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Gain new skills in an international setting through internships in Roman museums, galleries, schools, and foundations.