MA in Museum Studies

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MA in Museum Studies

Master the skills to curate and design collections and exhibitions

Museum Studies at GW combines traditional academic training with the practical experience necessary to begin a successful museum career. The program ranks among the top museum training programs in the United States. Students receive advanced study and practical working experience through internship affiliations with more than 60 museums and cultural organizations, including the Smithsonian Institution. The MA program offers concentrated coursework in Collections Management, Exhibitions and Community Engagement, and Museum Management & Leadership. Students may also choose to focus their academic core in American Studies, Anthropology, History, or an interdisciplinary combination.

For more information, please go to the Museum Studies Program website.