Master of Arts in Teaching in the Field of Museum Education

The master of arts in teaching (MAT) in the field of museum education degree program is an intensive, interdisciplinary program designed to prepare graduates for work fulfilling the educational mission of art, history or science museums; zoos, aquaria, or nature centers; and historical societies or sites. Graduates also qualify to serve as liaisons between schools and museums and as professionals in museum-related private and public agencies.

Students interested in museum studies more generally should refer to Museum Studies.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 33 credits, including 27 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.

EDUC 6701Museums as Institutions I: Fundamentals
EDUC 6702Facilitating Museum Learning I: Fundamentals
EDUC 6703Museum Audiences
EDUC 6704Facilitating Museum Learning II: Field Placement and Seminar (taken for 6 credits)
EDUC 6705Museums as Institutions II: Field Placement and Seminar (taken for 6 credits)
EDUC 6706Evaluating Museum Learning
EDUC 6707Museum Proposal Writing
6 credits in elective courses.
Elective courses should be selected in consultation with the program advisor.