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.
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 42 credits, as outlined below, fulfillment of a graduate writing requirement, and successful completion of a master’s comprehensive examination.
|MSTD 6101 and MSTD 6201 for students focusing their studies on collections management or museum management.|
|MSTD 6101 or MSTD 6201 for students focusing their studies on exhibitions and visitor engagement.|
|Elective curriculum requirements|
|12 to 18 credits in a content area discipline such as American studies, anthropology, biological science, history, art history, or an appropriate interdisciplinary combination.|
|18 to 27 credits in Museum Studies (MSTD) courses that concern such functions as museum administration, collections management, curatorial practice, and interpretation.|
|3-6 credits in museum internships.|
|Fulfillment of a graduate writing requirement.|
|Successful completion of a master's comprehensive examination.|