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Welcome to Museum Studies

One of the oldest museum studies programs in the nation, our courses at Tufts offer an interdisciplinary approach that prepares you for a variety of positions in art, history, science and children's museums.

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The museum studies program offers a choice of entry points. The graduate-level certificate program consists of five museum studies courses (including an internship), which you can pursue at your own pace and pay for by course. The two-year graduate programs in art history, history, and education combine museum studies courses with additional graduate study.

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Rainey Tisdale, instructor of The Meaning of Things: Interpreting Material Culture, travelled to Sweden in early August to present at the annual CAMOC conference...

Jennifer DePrizio to become new Director of Learning and Interpretation at the Portland Museum of Art in Maine...

Margherita Desy, instructor of Collections Management, was one of only 80 scholars, artists, historians, and writers to be chosen to sail a leg of the historic voyage of Mystic Seaport's whaling vessel, the Charles W. Morgan...

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