MA in Cultural Heritage Management / Certificate in Digital Curation
Students who are interested in pursuing an MA in Cultural Heritage Management and are also interested in the preservation and management of cultural heritage digital assets may enroll in this dual program. Cultural Heritage Management students may earn the Graduate Certificate in Digital Curation by taking two of the required six courses in the MA program plus the additional four courses required to complete the certificate. This enables students to earn both the MA degree and the Graduate Certificate for a total of 14 courses, 10 in Cultural Heritage Management and four in Digital Curation.
Applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree in study areas relevant to the curriculum (Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Preservation, Art History, Conservation, Environmental Sciences, Geography, Preservation, Cultural Management or Tourism, Public History, or related field).
Applicants are accepted to the program on the understanding that they have sufficient background in a relevant field, either through their previous degree, or through relevant professional experience, to be able to complete the program.
- A 750-word statement of intent, that addresses your preparation and experience leading to your application to this program. It should describe how your academic and professional experiences have led to your decision to pursue a career in the heritage field with an emphasis in digital curation and how this combined degree will help you succeed in your goals. If you have worked in the heritage field in any capacity, please incorporate your experience into your statement. Your statement will be reviewed for content, organization, and writing style.
- Two letters of recommendation that verify professional and/or academic accomplishment. Under “Recommendations,” include the contact information for two recommenders. They will be automatically emailed access information to the system. They can then complete and upload their recommendation form.
Courses From the MA in Cultural Heritage Management
10 courses from the MA in Cultural Heritage Management (CHM) program are required. See Cultural Heritage Management (CHM) Degree Requirements page. Of those 10 courses, the following apply.
|MA in Cultural Heritage Management Courses|
|AS.465.740||Cultural Heritage in the Digital Age 1||3|
|AS.460.670||Digital Preservation 2||3|
|Digital Curation Certificate Courses|
|AS.460.671||Foundations of Digital Curation 3||3|
|AS.460.672||Managing Digital Information in Museums and Archives 4||3|
|AS.460.673||Digital Curation Certificate Internship 4||3|
|AS.460.674||Digital Curation Research Paper 4||3|
This course satisfies one CHM core requirement.
Prerequisite: AS.465.740 Cultural Heritage in the Digital Age, this course satisfies one CHM elective requirement.
Prerequisite: AS.465.740 Cultural Heritage in the Digital Age