Master of Arts in Museum Studies
Johns Hopkins University

Program Details

The Johns Hopkins MA in Museum Studies offers a perspective on the theory and practice of museums in a changing technological, social and political environment. Geared for current and future museum professionals, it emphasizes technology’s critical role in today’s museum. It also examines new models of education, exhibition, and business strategies while exploring the role of the museum as an agent of social change.

Johns Hopkins welcome students from around the world interested in all types of museums including history, technology, science, art, special topic or themed museums, historic sites, national parks and zoos as well as those interested in exhibitions for corporations, government agencies and private organizations.

You’ll also have access to innovative virtual field trips and global resources from a wide array of museums brought together in new and exciting ways.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates career opportunities to grow 16 percent from 2010 to 2020, sparked by an increasing public interest in science, art, and history. There will be strong competition for open positions, and a master’s degree offers a significant advantage.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Johns Hopkins University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Applicants will need to have a history of relevant coursework and/or relevant professional experience, along with strong writing skills.

Restricted States

Wisconsin