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Earn Your Graduate Degree at Purchase

Purchase offers several graduate programs to take your arts career to the next level.

Modern and Contemporary Art, Criticism, and Theory

Prepare Yourself For a Career in the Arts

The Art History MA program offers a rigorous exploration of critical issues facing scholars, critics, curators, and artists working today.

Our MA students develop historical and theoretical fluency as well as the practical skills that prepare them to continue onto further academic study or to begin careers as arts professionals.

Entrepreneurship in the Arts Online MA

Bring Your Creative Venture to Life

To reshape the landscape of the creative sector, arts managers and professionals need the ability to think and work as entrepreneurs.This program will provide support to help launch your creative enterprise.

The online Entrepreneurship in the Arts MA program enables creative and artistically minded people to imagine, identify, and build enterprises that will form and sustain the arts and culture worlds of the future.

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Visual Arts MFA

Art History MA + Visual Arts MFA Dual Degree 

Music: MM, Artist Diploma and Performer’s Certificate

MM Programs

Artist Diploma or Performer’s Certificate

For instrumental performances, visit the individual instrument pages for graduate program details.