Certificate in Museum Education
Certificate Level: Graduate
Admissions Requirements: Bachelor's
Certificate Type: Certificate
Number of Credits to Completion: 18.0
Instructional Delivery: Campus
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 2 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 13.1399
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 11-9199
The certificate in museum education is specifically designed to prepare professionals directly or indirectly involved with learning in museum settings to meet the challenges of designing and evaluating learning in informal environments.
The coursework covers the necessary tools, experiences, and understanding necessary to design and implement public programs for diverse audiences in the museum environment. Students equipped with this certificate will pursue careers such as education administrators, managers, and exhibit researchers in various foundations, corporations, and associations such as museums, cultural centers, informal education institutions, human services agencies, non-governmental agencies, as well as US government agencies such as the Smithsonian Institution.
The program is a flexible, convenient part-time program and is enhanced by Drexel University’s partnership with the Academy of Natural Sciences.
|MUSM 500||Foundations of Informal Education in Museum Settings||3.0|
|MUSM 504||Current Research in Museum Design and Learning||3.0|
|MUSM 505||Evaluation of Learning in Museum Settings||3.0|
|MUSM 506||Technology in Museum Education||3.0|
|MUSM 508||Meeting the Educational Needs of Diverse Museum Audiences||3.0|
|MUSM 510||Designing and Evaluating Museum Tours: A Practicum||3.0|