Regulations

Time Limits for Master’s Degree
Students enrolled in the program on a full-time basis (12 hours per semester) can normally expect to finish in 2 years  Part-time enrollment is possible. The Office of Graduate Studies requires that all requirements toward the master’s degree be completed within 7 years of the time of the initial enrollment in the program.

Enrollment Requirements
The Office of Graduate Studies requires that students enrolled in a master’s program be continuously enrolled in at least 1 credit hour each semester after they have completed 30 hours of coursework. If a student is required to be continuously enrolled and does not enroll, he or she will be required to enroll in the missed hours in subsequent semesters. 

Incomplete Grades
The Museum Studies Program will not permit a student who has 6 or more semester hours of incompletes to enroll in further coursework until the courses have been completed.

Acceptable Progress
Students who fall below a cumulative grade point average of B (3.0) are placed on probation by the Office of Graduate Studies. Students who do not raise their grade point average by the following semester may not be permitted to re-enroll.

Student Grievance Procedures
Any student wishing to make a complaint involving a Museum Studies faculty member, staff member, or an instructor or who has complaints concerning program policies or decisions may first submit his or her grievances in writing to the program director.  If a solution acceptable to both parties can not be arrived at the grievance will be considered by the Faculty Advisory Committee, and finally Grievance Procedures established by the Office of Graduate Studies will be followed.


Museum Events

First National African American Quilt Convention
July 12-15, 2017
TBD, Lawrence, Kansas
http://www.naaqc.org/

Educator Open House at Museum at Prairiefire
Thursday, August 24 | 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Preview the upcoming educational programs offered by Prairiefire field trips and explore the exhibit halls
RSVP to Tim Shaban by August 21
tim@museumatpf.org | 913-333-3551

Teacher Appreciation Night
September 28 | 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
The Truman Presidential Museum
500 W. U.S. Highway 24
Independence, MO
More than 20 museums across the region will be present to help teachers craft lessons and offer their resources.
Free to all educators
 

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