What is the greatest strength of the program?
Who teaches the courses?
Will the program help me find an internship to fulfill the requirement?
What are career opportunities for graduates of the program?
Current positions in museums that now may require digital curation skills include: registrar, collection manager, archivist, librarian, research scientist, curator, conservator, and new media manager.
These positions might include responsibilities of collections documentation and management of acquisition information, treatment records, and digital images of collection objects; research data management; online exhibitions management; management of intellectual property rights; and management and preservation of born-digital media, such as digital media art.
In addition to new skill requirements for professionals in traditional jobs, new positions are being created in museums that reflect the new demands for managing digital assets throughout their life cycle. Some titles of currently existing positions that illustrate the range of new career opportunities that are emerging in the museum field include: Chief Officer of Digital Media; Digital Curator; Director, Digitization Program; Director of Research and Scientific Data Management; Digital Archivist; Digitization Specialist.
What are the criteria for admission?
- Individuals with a bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years full time experience working in a museum, library, or archive, or related cultural heritage organization
- Individuals with a master’s degree in museum studies or other relevant field
- Students currently enrolled in the JHU museum studies master’s program after completion of 5 courses or 5 years full time experience working in a museum, library, or archive, or related cultural heritage organization (separate application to the certificate program is required; no more than two courses, from a list of designated courses, may be applied to both the master’s degree and the certificate)
- A grade point average of at least 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (work experience will also be considered)
How do I apply?
What is the deadline for admission?
What financial aid is available?
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