Jan 20, 2022  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Museum and Gallery Management, Certificate


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Colleges  >  Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts  > Arts Leadership Program  > Museum and Gallery Management, Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Museum and Gallery Management, offered through the MA in Arts Leadership Program, is an exclusive 12-credit, non-degree program at the University of Houston. The program can be completed in one to three years and provides concentrated study in the business and administrative aspects of museum and gallery spaces. It is intended to serve as an addition to master’s and doctoral degrees for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the field. The program will combine academic and professional training for students preparing to be the next generation of museum and gallery leaders.

For more information, please visit the program page: http://www.uh.edu/kgmca/arts-leadership/academics/museum-gallery-management/.

Admission Requirements


Students applying for the Graduate Certificate in Museum and Gallery Management Program should be current University of Houston students who have completed a minimum of 9 graduate credit hours with a minimum GPA of 3.2 in a related field which can include (but is not limited to) art, art history, arts leadership, architecture, anthropology, education, history, music, theatre, dance, Spanish, social work, sociology, world cultures and literature. A background in fine art is not required to enroll in the certificate program as the process of museum management is transferable across various types of museums, including children’s museums, history museums, natural science museums, etc.

Visit the program’s application process page for more information: http://www.uh.edu/kgmca/arts-leadership/academics/museum-gallery-management/mgm_application.

Certificate Requirements


Credit hours required for this certificate: 12.0

In order to receive the Graduate Certificate in Museum and Gallery Management, certificate courses cannot double count between the certificate and any other graduate program on or off the UH campus. Individual courses can, however, be taken as elective courses in any UH graduate degree program. 12 credit hours from the following must be completed: (It is highly recommended that students take ARLD 6310 - Fundraising for the Arts and ARLD 6320 - Financial Management for the Arts if they have not already taken them in a previous degree or certificate track. All students must take the ARLD 6395 - Introduction to Museum and Gallery Management).

Required Course


Recommended Courses


It is recommended that students take the following courses if they have not already taken them in a previous degree or certificate track.

Course Electives


Other courses include:

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