MA in Museum Studies / Certificate in Digital Curation
Museum Studies students may earn the Certificate in Digital Curation by taking two of the required six courses as electives 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 certificate for a total of 14 courses, 10 in museum studies and four in digital curation.
PROGRAM SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
In addition to the materials and credentials required for all programs, the combined program of the Master of Arts in Museum Studies and the Certificate in Digital Curation also requires:
- Statement of Purpose: This 750-word statement should describe 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 degree 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.
- Recommendations: Two letters of recommendation that verify professional and/or academic accomplishment.
MA in Museum Studies Courses
MA in Museum Studies students pursuing the Digital Curation Certificate must take 10 courses from the Museum Studies course list. Two approved courses may be applied to both the MA and the certificate for a total of 14 courses. See course listings under MA in Museum Studies and possible electives under the Digital Curation Certificate listings.
Digital Curation Certificate Courses
Prerequisites and additional electives are listed in the Digital Curation Certificate section.
|Digtial Curation Courses (2 courses apply to Museum Studies & Digital Curation)|
|AS.460.671||Foundations of Digital Curation||3|
|AS.460.672||Managing Digital Information in Museums and Archives||3|
|AS.460.673||Digital Curation Certificate Internship||3|
|AS.460.674||Digital Curation Research Paper||3|
|AS.460.666||Collection Management (Suggested elective)||3|