School of Art

Research + Work

Museum Studies

Are you curious about how museums are organized and operate, how they care for and interpret their collections, how they serve their audiences, and what issues they face in satisfying their diverse responsibilities?

Are you interested in a career in museum work?

Are you enrolled in a major such as art, history and anthropology that would be strengthened by additional training in the field of museum studies?

If you can answer "yes" to any of these questions, the Museum Studies Undergradaute Certificate Program is for you.

This certificate explores fundamental aspects of museum work. It can provide you with the skills and knowledge that are the basis for many aspects of museum work, including: museum management, collection care and maintenance, and exhibition and educational program development. It is an integrated program of study combining classroom instruction with an internship opportunity for direct on-the-job experiences.

Twelve credit hours of study are required.

Students must be juniors or seniors in an undergraduate degree program at UC and have the minumum of 2.8 GPA.

Degree: Undergraduate Certificate

Duration: 2.0 Years

Location: West Campus

Contact Information:

College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
School of Art
Joe Girandola
PO Box
Cincinnati, OH 45221
(513) 556-2624

Application Deadlines

To apply, students can turn in a completed application to the DAAP Student Affairs Office, 5470 Aronoff.



The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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