Museum Studies

Training tomorrow's museum professionals

NIU's graduate Certificate in Museum Studies is the only resource of its kind in the northern Illinois region. The certificate provides students with a solid background in museum practice.

It can be earned on its own or in conjunction with a graduate degree in the the College of Education, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and College of Visual and Performing Arts departments.

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Brian Reis

" The program was especially helpful to me as I was figuring out my own career path from a collections assistant in a mid-sized museum to a registrar, assistant curator and, eventually, executive director at a historic site. "by Brian Reis, Class of '05, Executive Director, Ellwood House Museum

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