Programs

The M.A. in Museums, Heritage, and Public History brings together theoretical and practical study at an advanced level to prepare students for careers in museums, heritage institutions, historic sites, and other cultural sectors. Students gain exposure to a wide array of professional environments through partnerships with St. Louis cultural organizations. Program coursework combines rich engagement with scholarly literature and professional debates, while also foregrounding public facing projects. 

The Graduate Certificate in Museums, Heritage, and Public History introduces students to these fields at the graduate level. This credential is a good option for those exploring a career change, for professionals in the field looking to explore graduate training, or for UMSL students enhancing other graduate degrees.

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