New York University

Graduate School of Arts and Science

Program in Museum Studies


70 Washington Square South

New York City, NY 10012

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.-Museum Studies, Adv. Cert.-Museum Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Program in Museum Studies offers a course of study in contemporary theory and practice of museum work. The program prepares those who seek careers as directors; curators; educators; registrars; collections managers; and development, media, and communications specialists. Our graduates are working around the world in museums of fine arts, history, anthropology, science and technology, and natural history; in arboretums, national parks, and science centers; with private and corporate collections; and in government agencies, historical societies, and art galleries.


New York University is a member of the Association of American Universities and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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