You know museums give people a rare and thrilling glimpse into the past. Combining public history and public administration into one focused program, Norwich University’s online Master of Arts in Museum Administration program prepares you for middle- and upper-level leadership roles within historical museums, societies and similar open institutions. You will gain the training needed to lead and make history accessible to a wide audience. Build your museum as a business by understanding the deep knowledge of museum studies, methods and practices, and the skills to run a complex nonprofit.
Expect an online learning environment designed for adult learners like you. Your intimate classrooms will include students from varying stages of the field – from recent undergraduates, military veterans and secondary school teachers to current museum professionals who want to advance their careers.
Norwich is ready to meet you wherever you are in your career. You will not only learn to describe, preserve, curate and interpret visual artifacts, written documents and material culture but also acquire skills in exhibition development and project management. With your degree from Norwich, you will synthesize this expertise in museum methods and practices with personnel management, marketing, fundraising, strategic planning, budgeting, grant-writing and ethics.
You, at Norwich
Create a career in the museum field or advance your current career.
Prepare for leadership roles in historical museums and societies, national parks and other cultural institutions.
Learn from expert museum practitioners and leaders, who are dedicated to helping you build and shape your future in the museum field.
Acquire the skills and training to describe, preserve, curate and interpret visual artifacts, written documents and material culture.
Combine your training in museum studies with practical skills in management, marketing, fundraising, budgeting, human resources and more.
Apply to the only online master’s program that helps you research and plan for your professional internship in advance
Balance school, work and military schedules with a flexible curriculum.
Start any of four terms each year with no GRE and no application fee.
Accreditation & Recognition
Norwich University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).