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M.A. in Gallery and Museum Management (MGMM)

What is Gallery and Museum Management?

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Western’s M.A. in Gallery and Museum Management (MGMM) program is a fully-accredited, professional terminal degree specifically focused on the content understanding, methods and skills necessary for professions in museums.

What will I study?

The program emphasizes the development of practical and managerial approaches to the increasingly complex demands in the professional sector of managing art and cultural heritage objects. The MGMM offers a combination of online and hands-on learning environment consisting of online courses, a one-week summer Practicum on Western’s campus, and an arranged internship at a gallery, cultural heritage site, or museum, and a Capstone project.

Sample modules:

  • Nonprofit Management and Museum Administration
  • Care and Management of Collections
  • Heritage Resource Management
  • Exhibition design and development
  • Curatorship
  • Provenance Research

Why study Gallery and Museum Management?

MGMM students range from entry-to established career professionals looking to deepen their expertise and advance their careers. In this high-demand field, jobs for museum professionals is projected to grow 10% in the next ten years.

Similar areas of interest

  • Archaeology
  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Cultural studies
  • Art/design
  • Art history

How can I apply?

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