Master of Arts in the Field of Museum Studies
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
The following requirements must be fulfilled:
The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.
42 credits, including 6 credits in required courses and 36 credits in elective courses, and successful completion of a master's comprehensive examination.
|MSTD 6101||Museum Management|
|MSTD 6201||Introduction to Museum Collections|
|Elective courses must include the following:|
|A minimum of 12 credits in an academic core discipline such as American studies, anthropology, biological sciences, hominid paleobiology, history, or an appropriate interdisciplinary combination. *|
|A minimum of 15 credits of courses in museum studies that concern such functions as museum administration, collections management, exhibiting, and object care and conservation.|
|A minimum of 6 credits in museum internships in the Washington, D.C. area or elsewhere.|
|Successful completion of a master's comprehensive examination.|
*A formal concentration in art history in the Department of Fine Arts and Art History is possible.