Museum Science and Management

University of Tulsa

24 months
1235 USD/module
1235 USD/module
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The Master of Art’s Degree Program in Museum Science and Management provides training to students interested in pursuing careers in museums, historical agencies, archives, national parks and related institutions. The program is open to students who have earned an undergraduate degree in any academic discipline from an accredited university. 


The Museum Science and Management program offers internships and student experiences that reflect the workings of a full-service museum. After graduation, graduates understand the importance of the visitor/audience experience in virtually all aspects of museum functions. The MSM staff provides mentoring to ensure a broad understanding of professional opportunities and responsibilities.

Students gain experience in using objects and collections in research, exhibition, publication and educational programming, as well as a background in museum administration, leadership and fundraising. Internships at regional or national cultural institutions provide practical experience for students in their selected area of specialization.

The Museum Science and Management program is a full-time program that students should be able to complete in two years. Part-time students should expect to complete the degree program in three to four years, depending on the number of credit hours in which the student enrolls each semester. Available tracks in the program are: Anthropology, History, Native American and General.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Museum Administration and Management
  • Grant Writing for Museums
  • Conservation Principles
  • Museum Education and Exhibitions
  • Museum Collections/Data Management
  • Museum Project
  • Special Topics
  • Independent Study
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • Preparing, Understanding and Using Financial Statements

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Results from the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 90 on the Internet-based exam, 232 on the computer-based exam, or 575 on the paper exam for students whose native language is not English. Non-native speakers may submit a minimum score of 6.5 from the IELTS examination to substitute for the TOEFL score.
  • An undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0. Students who do not satisfy this requirement but have at least a 3.0 GPA in their major field may be admitted on probation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1235 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1235 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1235 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1235 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.


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