Online Master of Arts in Museum Studies
Overview of the Program
Program Learning OutcomesThe goals of the program are to:
- expose to the role museums in creating social and cultural value in communities.
- create awareness of the African Disapora's contribution to the world cultural heritage.
- examine contemporary and historical issues that impact diversity, inclusion, and social justice in museums.
Career Opportunities for Graduates
The Museum Studies Graduate Program prepares students for careers in a variety of museums, private galleries, libraries, archives, national parks, and historical associations.
The admissions criteria can be found in the Graduate Catalog section of the University Catalog.
- Earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college
- Undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or better
- Graduate or post-baccalaureate work GPA of 3.0 or better
- Three letters of recommendation
- Statement of Philosophy
Museum Studies students will earn the Master of Arts degree upon completion of the following:
- grade point average 3.0 or higher in the program
- 36 semester credit hours, including all mandatory classes
- approval of the Master’s Thesis or Capstone Project
- the 100-hour supervised practicum