Northwestern University (Chicago campus)

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Certificate program in Museum Studies through School of Continuing Studies

Certificate program in Museum Studies crosses academic and professional boundaries. Theory and practical experience come together in a curriculum that prepares participants for professional or volunteer careers in administration and specialty disciplines within museums, zoos, aquariums, parks and botanical gardens.

Northwestern University's School of Continuing Studies (SCS) offers a Museum Studies program designed to give an overview of museum practices and strategies and help students understand the contemporary role played by collections and exhibits. The curriculum balances art studies with insight on museum management. Chicago is one of the country's major cultural centers, and courses are taught by leading museum professionals from the area.

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