The Museum Studies master's program is designed to accommodate working adults and can be completed in as little as two years. All fall and spring semester courses in this program are 16 weeks long. Summer session courses are eight weeks long. When you are admitted into the program, you will be assigned an advisor who creates an individualized graduation plan. This plan will help organize and identify the courses you need for your degree.
With courses that prepare you to meet the challenges of directing, operating or working at a museum, a Museum Studies master’s degree from OU is distinct in its flexibility. Use what you learn in this program to advance your museum and help it succeed.
Online programs are an investment in each student’s future, and OU makes every effort to see that each qualified candidate is able to attend. Current students use many types of financing to cover their expenses such as Financial Aid. To learn more, please fill out the form above to speak with one of our enrollment counselors.
The Museum Studies program tuition is $26,994 ($818/credit hour).*
$350 nonrefundable tuition deposit
*Program rate is pending approval by Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.
**Oklahoma residents applying for the Spring or Summer 2022 semester will receive a one-semester partial tuition waiver.
STEP ONE: Complete Online Application Form
You can start an online application here. As soon as you have completed the required information, please submit your application.
STEP TWO: Provide Your Supporting Materials
The online Museum Studies program requires the following supporting materials:
Once all required materials have been received, your application file will be sent to our Admissions Committee.
STEP THREE: Review and Evaluation
The review process takes two to three weeks and admitted students will receive communication as soon as an official decision has been rendered. Post-acceptance next steps will be provided to admitted students at this time.
No one knows more about what you want from a university than the people who have already gone through the process—our graduates. Read what our alumni have to say about our programs, and you’ll see why so many nontraditional students choose the OU College of Professional and Continuing Studies as their first step toward a better career.