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Gallery Management and Exhibits Specialization

Western State Colorado University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
18096 USD/year
18096 USD/year
6624 USD/year
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About

Western’s Master in Gallery Management & Exhibits Specialization (MGES) prepares you for a career in managing, collecting and selling art, as well as designing, installing and curating exhibits.

Overview

  • MGES is a fully-accredited, professional terminal master’s degree focused on preparing you for life in the art business by building skills needed for success in the gallery and museum sectors. 
  • The program provides advanced level training in visual arts administration and management, designed for careers in art galleries, museums, auctions, art fairs, curatorship and collections management. 
  • We offer a flexible, “hybrid” low-residency program. MGES consists of online courses you can complete from anywhere in the world, combined with a two-week summer practicum on Western’s beautiful campus and an arranged internship at an art gallery or museum of your choice. 
  • You can progress through the program at a customized rate and intensity that fit your life and work commitments. If you enroll as a full-time student, you can complete the degree in just 15 months. If you choose to undertake the studies parttime, you can complete in two to four years.
  • MGES is offered at a competitive state-university tuition, with scholarships and financial aid available. International students may apply for visas.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Orientation and Practicum 
  • Gallery Principles I 
  • Gallery Principles II 
  • Business Principles I 
  • Business Principles II

For more information, please visit the program website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

 Admissions packages include:
  • Transcripts showing a recommended 3.0 undergraduate GPA or above in relevant courses.
  • A personal statement (800-1000 words) describing your experience and career interests in the art, gallery, museum and/or cultural heritage sector, and commitment to the arts or cultural heritage.
  • A writing sample of 8-10 pages.
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors or supervisors in related fields.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18096 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18096 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    18096 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18096 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    6624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6624 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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