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Museums, monuments and privately held collections of cultural artifacts are important resources requiring careful and skilled management. Museum studies courses often seek to prepare students to administrate these irreplaceable repositories of heritage in a professional capacity.
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The Master of Arts program in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice combines the rigorous study of fashion and textile history with hands-on train
Master in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice
The Master of Arts program in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice combines the rigorous study of fashion and textile history with hands-on training in the analysis, conservation, storage, and exhibition of textile and costume materials, and in collections management and exhibition planning and design.
The hallmark of this interdisciplinary program is its blend of theory and practice. You’ll study the historical and cultural significance of fashion interpretation, and be trained to approach costume and textile history from various traditional and innovative perspectives. You’ll also learn practical skills, from how to identify fibers and treat various kinds of objects, to the proper way to roll a textile and dress a mannequin....
The Master of Museum Studies (MMSt) is the only English-speaking master’s program of its kind in Canada. It is both academic and professional from the integration of muse
The Master of Museum Studies (MMSt) is the only English-speaking master’s program of its kind in Canada. It is both academic and professional from the integration of museological theory with experience.
Museum professionals manage collections, create educational programs for the public, organize exhibitions, manage projects, run cultural institutions, and many other aspects of museum and heritage work. They uncover stories, bring them to life, and preserve for future generations. These professions are undergoing constant evolution driven by the changes in the modern digital information era.
Gain a comprehensive knowledge of the functions of museums in their broader social and cultural contexts.
Be forward-focused and understand where museums are headed in the future.
Develop a strong theoretical background and professional understanding of museum origins, ideologies, changing philosophies, and current practices.
Learn methodologies for research.
Core courses examine the museological scholarship and its practical application in different environments and facets, including:
global cultures and museums
museum education and programming
Develop practical skills and pursue special interests by participating in:
an optional 12-week summer internship
a graduating exhibition project option (if not taking the Thesis option)
Student Learning Outcomes
University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
The University of San Francisco offers a unique master’s degree in museum studies where students prepare for leadership positions in artistic, cultural, and heritage orga
MA in Museum Studies
Designing spaces for community engagement and public dialogue. The University of San Francisco offers a unique master’s degree in museum studies where students prepare for leadership positions in artistic, cultural, and heritage organizations that operate in a constantly changing social dynamic.
Our sixteen-month curriculum is flexible, providing students with the comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience to assume a variety of roles within cultural, artistic, and heritage organizations.
The program prepares students for positions of leadership in artistic, cultural, educational and heritage organizations and for long-term professional growth. The curriculum consists of core seminars, hands-on practica, one-on-one advising and mentoring, electives tailored to students' interests and a full-time summer internship in an institution of the student's choice....