Programs of Study

gilcrease museum paintingThe Museum Science and Management Degree Program leads to a Master's of Arts degree. Full-time students should be able to complete the degree program in two years, and part-time students should expect to complete the degree program in three to four years, depending on the number of credit hours in which the student enrolls each semester.

The degree program requires the completion of 33 credit hours, including classroom instruction coupled with actual work in a museum setting. The curriculum consists of:

  • a museum science and management core (12 credit hours) 
  • a selection of courses either in one track or in a variety of tracks (12 credit hours) 
  • a selection of electives (6 credit hours) 
  • an internship or capstone project (3 credit hours).

Available tracks in the program are: Anthropology, History, Native American, and General.