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Department of Museum Studies


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

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

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
Email: kpollard@uarts.edu
Phone: 215-717-6640
Fax: 215-717-6389