Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies

The graduate certificate in museum studies is intended primarily for international museum professionals who wish to study museum administration, collections management, or exhibition development in the United States. The certificate program also is available to U.S. students who hold at least a master’s degree in an appropriate subject. 

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including 12 credits in elective courses and a 6-credit internship.

Required
12 credits from the following
MSTD 6101Museum Management
MSTD 6102Nonprofit Fiscal Management
MSTD 6103Leading Change
MSTD 6104Managing People and Projects
MSTD 6201Introduction to Museum Collections
MSTD 6202Museum Collections Management
MSTD 6203Preventive Conservation Concepts
MSTD 6204Preventive Conservation Techniques
MSTD 6301Museum Exhibitions: Curatorial Research
MSTD 6302Museum Exhibition Design
MSTD 6303Advanced Exhibition Design
MSTD 6304Museum Exhibition Development
MSTD 6305Visitor Perspectives: Museum Evaluation in Exhibitions
MSTD 6701Museum History and Theory
MSTD 6702Museums and the Public: Exhibiting Culture
MSTD 6710Museums and Technology
Internship requirement:
MSTD 6501Museum Internship (taken for 6 credits)