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Museum Studies (Certificate NDP) 

University of Arizona

Postgraduate Certificate On Campus
6 months
20126 USD/year
20126 USD/year
11938 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Museum Studies (Certificate NDP) at University of Arizona is designed to enhance existing graduate degree programs for those students seeking scholarly expertise and practical experience in the field of museum studies.

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The theoretical and scholarly orientation of the curriculum for the MSCP is balanced with archival and curatorial practice through internships at the Center of Creative Photography, the University of Arizona Museum of Art, the Arizona State Museum, and other relevant cultural institutions in the region.


 The internship must include a significant scholarly component that links the practical work with the academic requirements for the certificate. Students of the  Museum Studies (Certificate NDP)  at University of Arizona  are required to write a short paper (2-3 pages) at the conclusion of each internship experience before a grade is assigned. The paper should include: a summary of work accomplished; what the student learned; how the experience will assist the student in their future career in museums.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • 12 credit hours of coursework, as approved by the Museum Studies Certificate Advisor
  • 6 credit hours of internship in a museum or gallery

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines




18 alternative credits


On Campus

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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average, and a recognized Bachelor's degree.
  • Please schedule an interview with the Museum Studies Certificate advisor

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 6 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5969 USD per semester and a duration of 6 months.


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