Museum Studies, Graduate Certificate

The aim of this program is to provide a perspective on the theory and practice of museums in an expanding global environment of technological, social and political change for current and future museum professionals.

Program Highlights

  • Emphasizes the role of technology as a pervasive aspect in today's museum, examines new models of education, exhibition, and business strategies, and explores the role of the museum as an agent of social change.
  • We welcome students interested in all types of museums including history, technology, science, art, special topic or themed museums, historic sites, national parks and zoos and those interested in exhibitions for corporations, government agencies and private organizations.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • Personal statement that describes your previous training in museum studies, the direction and areas of interest you wish to pursue in graduate work, and your educational objectives.
  • A writing sample of 10-15 pages (not including references).
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Citizens International Applicants
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Spring Start Rolling N/A
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Time to Completion: 12 months


Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Rhonda Dass
rhonda.dass@mnsu.edu
507-389-3224

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