University of Cincinnati
College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning
Certificate in Museum Studies
Are you curious about how museums are organized and operate, how they care for and interpret their collections, how they serve their audiences, and what issues they face in satisfying their diverse responsibilities?
Are you interested in a career in museum work? Or would you like to increase your potential for advancement in the field of museum work?
Do you have at least a bachelor's degree that would be strengthened by additional training in the field of museum studies?
If you can answer "yes" to any of these questions, the Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program is for you.
This graduate certificate explores fundamental aspects of museum work.
It can provide you with the skills and knowledge that are the basis for many aspects of museum work, including: museum management, collection care and maintenance, exhibition and educational program development, and use of technology in museums.
It is an integrated program of study combining classroom instruction with internship opportunities for direct on-the-job experiences.
20 credit hours of study are required. Students should expect to complete the certificate over a two-year period.
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A range of financial assistance programs from government and private institutions are available to help you afford your educational goals. The University of Cincinnati participates in Federal Title IV funding such as Stafford guaranteed student loans.