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The graduate program in Art and Architectural History is dedicated to training the next generation of professors, museum professionals, and leaders in the digital humanities. PhD students at the University of Virginia gain a broad-based knowledge of the world's art and architectural history, solid fundamentals in a specialized field of study, and the skills needed to conduct original research. With one of the largest art and architectural history faculties in the country, the graduate program offers students academic breadth as well as intensive, specialized mentorship. PhD students are admitted with five-year funding packages and they have a strong track record of securing prestigious research grants, postdoctoral fellowships, and careers in museums, academia, and related cultural fields.