Museum Management Certificate
Ashley Riley Sousa, Graduate Studies Director
Lisa Pruitt, Public History Program Director
The History Department offers the Master of Arts in History, Master of Arts in History with a concentration in Public History, and a Ph.D. in Public History as well as a graduate certificate in Museum Management.
The certificate program seeks to provide an opportunity for students to pursue advanced study for careers in museum management and in-depth professional training for graduate students seeking employment in public and private institutions at the national, state, and local levels. This certificate in Museum Management also provides a transitional bridge to the Ph.D. program in Public History.
The certificate of advanced study in Museum Management offers an opportunity for students to take relevant graduate courses outside the History Department to meet their specific needs and interests.
For the most current information about the program, department policies, and admission standards, please visit the department website at www.mtsu.edu/history.
Please see undergraduate catalog for information regarding undergraduate programs.
Admission to the Museum Management certificate program requires
Modifications to the above requirements may be made with the permission of the department’s director of graduate studies and the department’s graduate committee.
All application materials are to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies (firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once admitted to the program, candidate must
All candidates for the graduate certificate in Museum Management must complete 12 hours in the following course of study:
Students may transfer up to six (6) credit hours of approved coursework into the certificate program. The time limit for use of credit toward the certificate is six years from the date of enrollment in the earliest course applied toward the certificate, including transferred courses.
Candidate must file a Notice of Intent to Graduate form in the College of Graduate Studies within the first two weeks of the semester in which candidate intends to graduate.