Aug 23, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalogue 
    
2019-2020 University Catalogue

Museum Education, MA


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Karen Pollard, Program Director
kpollard@uarts.edu
(215) 717-6640

C O N T E N T S

Description

This 3-semester degree offers the opportunity to obtain the theoretical and practical foundation as well as the experience necessary to develop programs for audiences of all ages in museums of all subjects - art, history, cultural history, science, and others. Students in the Museum Education program learn to teach in a museum setting; to use a variety of means, including text, speech and new media to foster museum learning for children, teenagers, and adults; and to understand administrative skills needed to support education programs. Coursework comprises educational theory and methods; museum history and practice; internships; and the writing and defense of the master’s thesis.

 

Program Requirements (45 Credits)

General Electives (6 credits)


  • Complete 6 credits. This requirement is satisfied by 500, 600, or 700 level courses.

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