University programs

If you are enrolled in one of these programs and would like to set up a seminar or networking opportunity with current working museum professionals,  contact RC-WR Museum Studies Liaison.

Arizona

Arizona State University

Degrees available

MA and Certificate in Museum Studies

Contact

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
School of Human Evolution and Social Change
P.O. Box 872402, Tempe, AZ 85287-2402
shesc.asu.edu/museum_studies 480-965-6215

Program administration

Richard Toon, Program Director | richard.toon@asu.edu
Georgie Miller, Graduate Academic Success Specialist | georgianna.miller@asu.edu

Arizona State University

Degrees available

BA in Art with a concentration in Museum Studies

Contact

School of Art
Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
P.O. Box 871505, Tempe, AZ, 85287-1505
art.asu.edu/museumstudies 408-965-8521

Program administration

Sada Gilbert, Academic Success Coordinator | Sada.Gilbert@asu.edu

California

California State University Chico

Degrees available

Certificate in Museum Studies
MA in Anthropology (option in Museum Studies)

Contact

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Department of Anthropology
Butte Hall 311, Chico, CA 95929-0400
csuchico.edu/anthmuseum/get-involved/studies/index.shtml 530-898-5397

Program administration

Georgia Fox, Museum Co-Director/Assistant Professor | gfox@csuchico.edu
Stacy Schaefer, Museum Co-Director/Assistant Professor | sschaefer@csuchico.edu

California State University Long Beach

Degrees available

MA in Art History with a Certificate in Museum and Curatorial Studies or Certificate of Museum and Curatorial Studies

Contact

School of Art
Department of History
1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, California 90840 art.csulb.edu/Art_History/Museum_Studies

Program administration

Nizan Shaked

California State University Monterey Bay

Degrees available

BA in Visual and Public Art with a concentration in Museum Studies and Arts Education

Contact

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Visual and Public Arts
100 Campus Center, Seaside, CA 93955 csumb.edu/vpa 831-582-3005

Program administration

Lila Staples, Chair | lila_staples@csumb.edu
Gail Salgado, Office Coordinator | gsalgado@csumb.edu

California State University San Bernardino

Degrees available

Certificate in Museum Studies

Contact

Department of Anthropology
5500 University Parkway, Room SB-327, San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397 csusb.edu/majorsdegrees/certificates 909-537-5502

Program administration

Dr. Peter Robertshaw, Chair | proberts@csusb.edu
Patricia Massei, Administrative Support Coordinator | pmassei@csusb.edu

Claremont Graduate University

Degrees available

MA or PhD in Cultural Studies with a concentration in Museum Studies
MA in Arts Management

Contact

School of Arts & Humanities
Cultural Studies
121 E. 10th Street, Claremont, CA 91711 cgu.edu/pages/7183.asp 909-607-7587

Program administration

Eve Oishi, Professor of Cultural Studies | eve.oishi@cgu.edu

San Francisco State University

Degrees available

MA in Museum Studies

Contact

College of Humanities
Museum Studies Program
Humanities 515, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132 museumstudies.sfsu.edu 415-405-0599

Program administration

Christine Fogarty, Program Coordinator | cfog@sfsu.edu

Sonoma State University

Degrees available

Minor in Arts Management

Contact

Department of Art and Art History
1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, CA 94928 sonoma.edu/art/programs/minorartsmanagement.html 707-664-2295/2720

Program administration

Michael Schwager, Program Advisor

University of Southern California

Degrees available

Certificate in the History of Collecting and Displaying

Contact

USC College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences
Department of Art History
Von KleinSmid Center—VKC 351, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0047 dornsife.usc.edu 213-740-4552

Program administration

Carolyn Malone, Chair | cmalone@usc.edu
Jeanne Herman, Academic Advisor | jaherman@college.usc.edu

Hawaii

University of Hawai’i

Degrees available

Certificate in Museum Studies
Certificate in Historic Preservation

Contact

American Studies Department
Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program
1890 East-West Road, Moore 324, Honolulu, HI 96822 manoa.hawaii.edu/amst/museum-studies/about-museum-studies 808-956-8570

Program administration

Karen K. Kosasa, Assistant Professor and Director of Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program | museum@hawaii.edu
William R. Chapman, Professor and Director of the Historic Preservation Program | amstuh@hawaii.edu

Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno

Degrees available

Historic Preservation Minor

Students enrolled in the Land Use Planning Policy master’s degree program may specialize in historic preservation.

Contact

Interdisciplinary and Special Programs
College of Liberal Arts
1664 N. Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89557-0042 cis.unr.edu/ecatalog/%28S%28gqezxp55d4to3ieqkwa0pd55%29%29/Default.aspx?article_list_id=25652 775-784-6704 x2007

Program administration

Dr. Donald L. Hardesty, Historic Professor and Chair, Anthropology | hardesty@unr.edu

Oregon

Portland State University

Degrees available

BA in Public History
MA in Public History

Contact

Department of History, Public History Program
1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201 pdx.edu/history 503-725-3982

Program administration

Thomas Luckett, Department Chair of History | luckettt@pdx.edu

University of Oregon

Degrees available

Undergraduate Minor in Community Arts
MA or MS in Arts Management, with four areas of concentration: Community Arts Management, Media Management, Museum Studies, and Performing Arts Management
MBA / AAD Concurrent Degrees
Graduate Certificates in Museums Studies or Nonprofit Management
Ph.D/D.M.A. Program

Contact

School of Architecture and Allied Arts
Arts & Administration Program
5230 University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403 aad.uoregon.edu 541-346-2296

Program administration

Tina Rinaldi, Program Manager | trinaldi@uoregon.edu
Maia Howes, Office Coordinator | mhowes@uoregon.edu

University of Oregon

Degrees available

MS in Historic Preservation, concentration areas: Preservation Theory, Design, and Technology; Preservation Planning and Cultural Resource Management; and Resource Identification and Evaluation
Undergraduate minor in Historic Preservation

Contact

School of Architecture and Allied Arts
Historic Preservation Program
5233 University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403-5233 hp.uoregon.edu 541-346-2115

Program administration

Dr. Kingston Heath, Director, Professor | kwheath@uoregon.edu

Utah

Utah State University

Degrees available

Museum Studies Area Certificate

Contact

Anthropology Program and Museum of Anthropology
HASS Area Studies Program
Old Main 245F, 0730 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-0730 anthromuseum.usu.edu/museumstudies.aspx 435-797-1496

Program administration

Dr. Bonnie Pitblado, Certificate Advisor | bonnie.pitblado@usu.edu

Washington

Central Washington University

Degrees available

Minor in Museum Studies

Contact

Department of Anthropology and Museum Studies
400 E. University Way Ellensburg, WA 98926 cwu.edu/anthropology (509) 963-3201

Program administration

Kathleen Barlow, Department Chair | barlowk@cwu.edu

University of Washington

Degrees available

Certificate or MA in Museology
Museum Studies Graduate Certificate

Contact

Museology Graduate Program
Professional and Continuing Education
Box 359485, Seattle, WA 98195-9485 depts.washington.edu/uwmuse 206-616-1437

Program administration

Jessica Luke, Director | jjluke@uw.edu
Maya Farrar, Operations Manager | procel@uw.edu