Museum Studies

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program

Heidi Lung, Ph.D.

Director & Graduate Committee Chairperson

Office: WIU-Quad Cities Campus, Quad Cities Complex 1123 B,

3300 River Drive, Moline, IL 61265

Telephone: (309) 762-9481

E-mail: HK-Lung@wiu.edu

Website: wiu.edu/museumstudies

Location of Program Offering: Quad Cities/Figge Art Museum


Program Description:

The certificate program in Museum Studies provides a complementary track of courses that allows students who have obtained a master's degree or are currently enrolled in a graduate program in another discipline, to explore the field of museum work. Its aim is to provide knowledge and training in various aspects of museum work to include history, theory and practices in museum professions as well as exhibition development. Students select additional coursework to gain knowledge in museum administration, collections management, education, community development, tourism, fundraising, and art history.


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