Museum Studies


A young woman sits and views art at a museum


Students seeking to obtain a Museum Studies Certificate can expect to learn the ins and outs of the museum system by studying a range of topics such as collections management and care, museum administration, and community outreach and education.

Career Application

The Museum Studies certificate seeks to provide both undergraduate and graduate students with a strong theoretical and experiential foundation for graduate work in the field of Museum Studies; paid jobs in museum settings upon graduation; and/or voluntary service at Utah’s 250+ museums.

Alumni Advice

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The Value of an Inclusive Education

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Young Alums Panel

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USU's Museum of Anthropology

Entrance to the USU Museum of Anthropology

Utah State University's Museum of Anthropology (Located in Old Main on Logan Campus) houses a diverse collection of anthropological artifacts so visitors can learn in-depth about many present and past populations. Students have the opportunity to obtain internships or apprenticeships at the musuem under the direction of Museum Director, Molly Cannon.

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Scholarships & Financial Aid

  • Utah State University offers many options for financial aid, including university level scholarships and aid available to specific colleges and majors.