Museum Management, Certificate

Certificate Requirements (18 Hours)

Any matriculated graduate student at the University of South Carolina may apply to the Museum Management Certificate Program. The Certificate of Graduate Study in Museum Management will be awarded upon the completion of 18 semester hours, including one internship project. The content of the project will be designed to suit the needs of the individual student.

All students must complete the core curriculum of 12 semester hours. Six approved hours may be taken in subject areas of graduate degree study such as anthropology, art, business administration, history, library and information science, or public administration. A number of departments have integrated the certificate program within their own areas of study. Up to 6 semester hours are recognized by the Departments of Anthropology and Art, the Public History Program of the Department of History, the School of Library and Information Science, and the Master of Public Administration Program. Specific MUSM courses are listed below.

For more information about this program, write:

Museum Management Program
McKissick Museum
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208.


Course Title Credits
MUSM 700Administration and Management of Museums3
MUSM 701Exhibition Development3
MUSM 702Museum Internship3-6
MUSM 703Museum Management: Independent Study3
MUSM 704Collecting, Collections Management, and Curatorial Practice3
Total Credit Hours15-18