M.A. Online

Museum Studies

Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO)

24 months
512 USD/credit 9216 USD/year
512 USD/credit 9216 USD/year
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Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) offers the only Master of Arts in Museum Studies in the State of Louisiana. The mission of the department is to educate and train a diverse student population to be professionals and leaders in the museum and arts sectors.


Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) Online offers a 100% online accelerated Master of Arts in Museum Studies.  The Museum Studies program includes a rigorous study of Museology, which is dedicated to the study of the theories, procedures, and managerial concepts of museums. Utilizing a  balanced approach between theory and practice, students gain in-depth knowledge about several aspects of the African Diaspora and museum work, including collections management, exhibition design, museum education, audience engagement, digital strategies, and community involvement.  As part of the degree program, students are engaged in applied practice through a required practicum experience in local, regional and national museums, which serve as extended classrooms. 

Program Learning Outcomes

The goals of the program are to:
  • expose to the role museums in creating social and cultural value in communities.
  • create awareness of the African Disapora's contribution to the world cultural heritage.
  • examine contemporary and historical issues that impact diversity, inclusion, and social justice in museums.

Programme Structure


  • Museology
  • Writing for Research in Museums
  • Museum Education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 SCH



Academic requirements

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English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Graduate or post-baccalaureate work GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Philosophy

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 512 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 512 USD per credit during 24 months.


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