Museology Master of Arts Program

We believe in the power of research, not only to fuel innovation within museums, but also to guide decision making and innovation within our program. In support of our recent strategic planning process, we recently contracted Jill Stein (JKS Consulting), Corvallis, OR, to conduct a landscape study of the Museum Studies/Museology field. The purpose of the study was to better understand where our program fits within the overall landscape of museum studies and related fields. The study was designed to answer key questions about the nature of museum studies and related programs in the U.S., the extent to which these programs are fulfilling current needs in the museum field, and potential opportunities and threats relevant to the program’s future development. We are excited to share Jill Stein’s findings below.