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The University of the Arts

Department of Museum Studies

Philadelphia, PA


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The University of the Arts


The University of the Arts / Department of Museum Studies is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Museum exhibition planning and design
Master of Arts (MA) Museum studies
Master of Arts (MA) Museum education

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, personal interview; academic writing sample and examples of work (for museum communication); two examples of academic and professional writing (for museum education); portfolio and/or writing samples (for museum exhibition planning and design)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Location & Contact

Address 320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19102-4944
United States
Contact Karen Pollard
Graduate Studies Coordinator
Phone: 215-717-6640
Fax: 215-717-6389