About this Degree
The University of Kansas master’s degree in Museum Studies is a 36-credit-hour program built around 3 fundamental components – Foundational courses and experiences, Conceptual inquiry and application, and Professional specialization and expertise. Students who earn the M.A. in Museum Studies will have acquired mastery of the professional and conceptual dimensions of museums in the broadest sense, while also developing the specialized skills necessary for success in the field.
The Museum Studies Program’s core courses provide a foundation in the theories, history, techniques, and problems common to museums, historical agencies, and related institutions as well as the specialized operations of such institutions. Students also receive classroom and field training in methods and subject matter within their chosen professional specialty: Leadership and Management, Interpretation, Collections, and Community Connections. The Museum Studies Program also has well-established connections with academic disciplines such as American Studies, Anthropology, Geology, Art History, History, and Natural History, and students have many opportunities to take courses in those fields. Museum Studies graduates are well-equipped to undertake professional and leadership responsibilities in museums, historical agencies, and related institutions.
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- The Museum Studies Core
- Museum Professional Areas
- Museum Conceptual Domains
- Museum Experience (Internship)
- Final Product & Examination
- 12 months
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DisciplinesVisual Arts Art History Museum Studies View 347 other Masters in Art History in United States
- To be considered for admission to regular graduate status in the program, a student must hold a bachelor's degree and have earned at least a B (3.0) grade-point average in previous academic work. Acceptance in the program is determined by the Museum Studies Admissions Committee.
- A copy of your transcript, issued by the registrar’s office of the institution from which you have (or will have) earned your bachelor’s degree (and master’s degree, if applicable).
- Short essays
- Personal statement, 2 to 3 pages total, double-spaced.
- Three letters of recommendation
- A resume or curriculum vitae
- GRE scores are NOT required. However, if you wish, you may submit your scores using University code 6871, Department code 5101.
- A sample of your written academic work (10 pages double-spaced maximum, please).
International19322 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19322 USD per year during 12 months.
National18017 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18017 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State7546 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7546 USD per year during 12 months.
- Annual tuition for 18 credits
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