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School of Art + Art History

Museum Studies

Degrees / Ways to Study

Master of Arts in Museum Studies (MA)
degree requirements (48 credits)
Courses
Credits

Museum Studies Courses, as listed below:

Seminar in Museum Studies
3
Registration
3
Education
3
Exhibitions
3
Special Topics in Museology
3
Courses in disciplinary focus
15
Internship
6
Electives
6
Thesis or Project in Lieu of Thesis
6
Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies (Graduate Certificate)

All students take ARH 6938 Introduction to Museology and select two of the four seminars (for 9 credits) and an 120-hour internship (3 credits)

  • ARH 6895 Collections Management
  • ARH 6836 Exhibitions
  • ARH 6797 Museum Education
  • ARH 6930 Special Topics

Internship - Students are encouraged to find an internship most appropriate to their skills and interests, and museum studies faculty will assist when needed. Before beginning their internship students are required to complete a contract, signed by their supervisor, outlining the primary duties of the internship.

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