Graduate Certificate

Museum Studies - Graduate Certificate

Museum Studies - Graduate Certificate
Plan Code:
Program Level:
Graduate Certification
Award Type:
Graduate Certificate Program
College of Arts and Letters
Arts and Letters Dean

Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.

College of Arts and Letters

Graduate Study

Museum Studies - Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies provides students with theoretical and practical experience in museums and focuses on object-based collections. The certificate enhances a specific field of study through consideration of various museological areas such as curation, education, technology, exhibition and administration.

Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies

Students must complete 12 credits from the following:
1. The following course (3 credits):
MUSM 885 Fundamentals of Museum Studies 3
2. A minimum of two of the following courses as approved by the Museum Studies advisor (6 credits):
CSUS 873 Culture, Communities and Tourism 3
MUSM 894 Exhibit Communication 3
MUSM 898 Museum Visitor Studies 3
MUSM 887 The Digital Museum 3
MUSM 888 Curatorial Practices in Museums and Cultural Organizations 3
MUSM 889 Museum Collections 3
MUSM 892 Special Topics in Museum Studies 1 to 3
3. One of the following courses (3 credits):
MUSM 896 Museum Internship 3
MUSM 897 Practicum in Museum Studies 3