Museum and Gallery Studies Learn from experienced instructors who are active in the field. Gain practical experience during your internship.

General information

Program code
3 Semesters (1 Year)
Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2018 Barrie

Program description

This program provides students with a broad-based foundation in museum and gallery work, including the main technical areas common to all museums and galleries: conservation and collections management, exhibition design, public programming, and administration. This one year (three semester) graduate certificate program will give students a cross section of museum and gallery studies, combining academics, technical practice, and an internship.

Admission information

Admission requirements

-Post-secondary diploma or degree, or equivalent work experience

Admission details

Applicants must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to this program:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree, or
  • equivalent work experience


View the Museum and Gallery Studies articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.


Mandatory Courses

  • MUSM1000 Understanding Museums and Galleries
  • MUSM1001 Curatorial Practices
  • MUSM1002 Collection Management
  • MUSM1003 Exhibition Design
  • MUSM1004 Museum and Gallery Management
  • MUSM1005 Technical Practices
  • MUSM1006 Preventative Conservation Techniques
  • MUSM1007 Educational Programming and Delivery
  • MUSM1008 Advanced Museum and Gallery Management
  • MUSM1009 Advanced Collection Management
  • MUSM1010 Research Methods for Museums and Galleries
  • MUSM1011 Advanced Exhibition Design
  • MUSM1013 Museum Studies Portfolio


  • MUSM1012 Museum Studies Internship