Museum Studies is an exciting field which prepares students for creative jobs in a meaningful field that gives back to the community. Museums need motivated, well-trained professionals to enable them to fulfill their missions and serve their communities. Museums matter to people. Museum work is an expanding field.
USF Museum Studies students have the opportunity to specialize in a particular area of museum operations such as registrar, education and outreach, or curation.
Who is right for Museum Studies?
A foundation in curatorial practice
Practical knowledge and understanding of museum operations
Theoretical and historical knowledge necessary to museum professionals
The USF Museum Studies program is an educational opportunity in Fort Wayne that will provide a pathway to sustainable museum careers to students throughout the Midwest.– Dr. Elizabeth Kuebler-Wolf, Program Director
Museum Studies majors can double major in studio art, art history, or other academic fields, which enhances their employability. The museum studies bachelor’s degree at USF is the only one in the immediate region and offers a unique opportunity to gain real-world on the job experience for credit while in school.
What Opportunities Await Graduates?