Museum Studies - Graduate Certificate

The Certificate in Museum Studies is a 3 semester (or one year and one summer) program designed for individuals who want to enhance their understanding of museum work but do not need a master's degree, or to be completed in conjunction with a Master's degree in Public History, History, Art History, Anthropology, Studio Art or other disciplines by permission.

Core Curriculum
ANTH 545Advanced Museology I3
ART 503Preventive Conservation/Collections Care3
HIST 500Special Topics3
or HIST 586 Interpreting Historic Places for the Public
Internship (credits from ANTH, ART, or HIST)3
Controlled Electives
Select two from the following: 16
Cultural Resource Management3
Cultural Resource Management II3
Museum Field Methods3
Museums & Society3
Museum Conservation Techniques I3
Museum Conservation Techniques II3
Graduate Seminar: Art Theory, Criticism, Historiography3
Oral History3
Time Traveling Through New Mexico's Past3
Advanced Historic Preservation3
Public History Seminar3
Total Credits18

This list can be modified as new courses are added to the catalog, or old ones are phased out. Eligible courses to be determined by a committee with at least one representative from Art, Anthropology and History.