Students currently admitted to a graduate program at the University of Memphis or
another university and individuals already holding a graduate degree (MA, MFA, MS,
PhD) may apply for admission to the Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program
in Museum Studies.
Students already enrolled in a graduate program are required to have a minimum GPA
of 3.0 for admission to the Museum Studies certificate program.
Students may not be concurrently enrolled in more than one certificate program at a time.
Students attending an institution of higher education other than the University of
Memphis must apply to the Graduate School for admission as a Non-Degree Seeking student.
In rare instances, students who have completed an undergraduate degree program, but
who have not been admitted to a graduate program, may apply and will be considered
for admission to the program on an individual basis. For more information on this
option, contact Dr. Luebbers.
All applications to the museum studies certificate program will be reviewed by the
Admissions and Advisory Committee. The Committee may also interview prospective students in order to ensure a good fit
between the program and the individual student's needs.
To apply, students must -
1. be admitted to the Graduate School of The University of Memphis
or another institution of higher education. If the student is
2. send the completed Application Form to the Interdisciplinary
in a graduate program outside of the University of
or is already in possession of a graduate degree, the student
must apply to the Graduate School as a non-degree
seeking student and must submit the following to the
Program in Museum Studies at the address given below -
Graduate Certificate Program in Museum Studies
3. submit a letter from the applicant describing the student's reasons for
wishing to acquire a graduate certificate in the area of museum studies
and how the program corresponds with prior experience and anticipated
career plans; and
4. submit three sealed letters of recommendation along with the approved
Recommendation Request Form from each recommender.
The deadline forapplications to the Museum Studies Certificate Program for Fall semester 2014 is Monday, April 7, 2014.
Deadlines for applications for graduate study in specific programs at the University of Memphis for Fall 2014 are set by the individual departments.
Please check the appropriate links from The Graduate School - Academic Degree Programs web page.
Note: Deadlines for admission to the Graduate School are usually later than Departmental program deadlines. If you submit your application
using the Graduate School's deadlines, you will have missed most Departmental cut
off dates and your application will be delayed at least one semester.
Deadlines for Financial Aid applications at The University of Memphis for Fall 2014 vary. Some deadlines may have passed.
Please check the appropriate links from The Graduate School - Fellowships, Awards, and Federal Financial Aid web page.
MAIL THE MUSEUM STUDIES APPLICATION PACKET TO:
Program in Museum Studies
The University of Memphis
142 Communication & Fine Arts Bldg.
Memphis, TN 38152-3200
Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Leslie Luebbers, Director of the Art Museum (email@example.com) or
Dr. Linda Bennett, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences (firstname.lastname@example.org)