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36-credit-hour degree that provides museum theory and foundations, hands-on professional skills, a mandatory internship, and flexibility to take courses that deepen your specific subject expertise. Applications accepted for fall semester only.

M.A. admissions & requirements

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Joint M.A. with African & African-American Studies

One-of-a-kind degree! You'll earn two master's degrees in three years and specialize in African or African-American studies. Includes a mandatory internship and combined final defense.

Joint M.A. admissions & requirements

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Graduate Certificate

15-credit-hour credential. Includes classes on theory, hands-on professional skills, a course that deepens your specific subject expertise, and a mandatory internship. Current KU students and non-KU students can apply. Applications accepted for fall or spring semester.

Graduate certificate admissions & requirements

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Interested in taking a MUSE class but don't want to go for a degree? Choose our non-degree-seeking option!

Non-degree-seeking Admissions