Drexel University

The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

Museum Leadership


3001 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Museum Leadership Program at Drexel University prepares future museum professionals to embrace the opportunities and challenges that museums face now and to anticipate those that will shape the future. Geared to working professionals, this 45-credit Master of Science degree, which includes a practicum, can be completed full- or part-time. The innovative curriculum includes instruction in board development; planning and design; audience development; financial management; resource development; technology; education and public programming; partnerships and collaboration; and legal and ethical issues for museums. The program combines exceptional resources including the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, world-class local institutions, and an international network of forward-thinking museums and museum professionals, with Drexel’s strengths in applied education, arts administration, business, information science and online learning.


MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

International Student Requirements:


Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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