MA in Museum Studies and Certificate in Digital Curation
To complete these two programs individually would require a total of 16 graduate-level courses. However, if you choose to earn them together you will only need to complete 14 courses. In addition, if you are a US student, you can qualify for federal financial aid while earning both credentials.
Details and Courses
From the MA in Museum Studies’ Degree Details page, please complete all 5 Core Courses and select 4 relevant Elective Courses. Be sure that “Collection Management” is among the degree’s Customizable Core Courses you select.
The remaining five courses are all identified as Required Core Courses on the Graduate Certificate in Digital Curation’s Certificate Requirements and Courses page.
Admission and Application Requirements
The only updated requirement relates to the Statement of Purpose. Please ensure your 750-word statement addresses how your academic and professional experiences have led to your decision to pursue a career in the museum field with a focus on digital curation, and how this combined credential will help you succeed in your future goals. If you have worked for a museum in any capacity and have any experience working with digital assets, please incorporate this into your statement. Your statement will be reviewed for content, organization, and writing style.