Applicants to the MA program can apply following receipt of the bachelor’s degree. Applicants to the PhD program can apply following either the bachelor’s or the master’s degree.
Applicants to the MA program choose from one of three tracks: a general track, a track with specialized focus on the history of architecture, and a track with specialized focus on the history of Asian art and architecture. Applicants for the PhD degree choose one of two tracks: a general track, and a track with specialized focus on the history of architecture.
For additional information on applying to our graduate program, please visit The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences webpage.
To view data on doctoral programs at Boston University, including admissions, time to completion, and post-graduate employment, please visit the BU Graduate School of Arts and Sciences PhD program profiles webpage.
Further History of Art & Architecture admissions information can be found within this document.
If you have department-specific questions regarding your application, you may also contact our Director of Graduate Admissions:
Professor Jonathan Ribner
Director of Graduate Admissions
725 Commonwealth Ave, 210B
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
Telephone: (617) 353-1465
Fax: (617) 353-3243