The School of Arts & Humanities at CGU is home to a unique interdisciplinary environment designed to provide depth, breadth, and flexibility in arts and humanities and to help you meet the challenges of today’s world. Our renowned faculty guides you through your studies with one-on-one advising sessions and small classes, while the school’s curricular combination of theory and experiential practice cultivates the skills and knowledge you’ll need for a remarkable career.

You can pursue your intellectual interests and professional goals in one of eight graduate departments. Our core programs provide rigorous training in theory and method as well as in content. In addition to discipline-specific training, we also offer six interdisciplinary concentration—American Studies, Continental Philosophy, Early Modern Studies, Hemispheric & Transnational Studies, Media Studies, and Museum Studies—across all our programs. Partnerships with other departments and schools at CGU also allow for interdisciplinary degrees in areas like Arts Management and Applied Women’s Studies. Students can also pursue degrees combining theory and praxis in such areas as Museum Studies, Archival Studies, and Arts Management.

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Academic Resources & Support

Claremont Graduate University is committed to supporting you in all areas of your graduate student experience. From degree planning within your department and writing assistance to tech support and disability services, academic support is available through a variety of campus resources covered by your student services and technology fees.

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STUDENT SUCCESS CENTER

The Student Success Center (SSC) provides an array of co-curricular programs that enhance the graduate student experience and help you develop the knowledge, skills, and capacities to enable success at CGU and beyond. The SSC offers workshops, one-on-one consultations, and social events to equip students with the necessary tools for academic and professional success.
The SSC comprises the Writing Center, Career Development Office, Preparing Future Faculty, and Digital Learning Lab.

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Admissions Representatives
  • Amy Sandefur

    Assistant Director of Admissions

    T: 909-607-7811

    E: amy.sandefur@cgu.edu

    Programs

    Art, Music, English, Philosophy, Religion, History, Cultural Studies, Applied Women's Studies

  • Tory Benoit

    Associate Director for External Affairs
    Sotheby's Institute of Art, Los Angeles

    T: 310-909-3996

    E: T.Benoit@sia.edu

    Programs

    Art Business, Arts Management