Museum Studies

MSC01 1050
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Hibben Center
Rm 320

Phone: (505) 277-0786

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Undergraduate Certificate in Museum Studies

The Certificate Program is designed to give UNM undergraduate students, working professionals, and non-traditional students academic and practical training in the fundamentals of museology. Upon successful completion of the requirements, students are awarded an Undergraduate Certificate in Museum Studies.

A minimum of 30 acceptable credit hours must be earned for certificates that are pursued outside of a degree-seeking program. Of the 30 credit hours, a minimum of 15 credit hours must be earned in residence at the University of New Mexico and include the following:  Successful completion of Museum Practices (MSST 407), Museum Collection Management (MSST 476), Museum Interpretation (MSST 475), at least one museum practica (MSST 486), and one seminar in museum methods (MSST 485). 

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Program of Studies

Course Requirements - Certificate

Cr. Hrs.

Museum Practices (MSST 407)
Museum Interpretation (MSST 475)
Museum Collection Management (MSST 476)
Seminar in Museum Methods (MSST 485)
Total course hours:
Practicum: Museum Methods (MSST 486) ∆
Minimum credit hours required:

∆ Six (6) credit maximum.