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Degree : Master of Arts

Major : Museum Science

Program Description

The Museum Science Track offers study in the degree program Master of Arts in Museum Science. The program emphasizes thorough preparation in the broad spectrum of museum theory and practice. It is one of the few study programs offering classroom instruction coupled with a working museum setting, allowing theory to be applied in practice first-hand.Graduates from the program have a comprehensive background in museum studies, preparing them as generalists. In addition, students may elect to become specialized in a number of museum sub-disciplines including collection management exhibitions and interpretation museology museum management and administration and, curatorship in anthropology, art, history, or the natural sciences.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 45
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: 45
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

Museum Science home page : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/about/INDS/museum_science.php
Interdisciplinary Studies home page : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/about/INDS/index.php

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Nicky Ladkin
E-mail: nicky.ladkin@ttu.edu
Phone: 806.742.2470

Department Contact Information

Department Address328 Administration Building
P.O. Box 41030
TX 79409-1030
Phone Number 806-742-2787
Fax Number 806-742-1746
Department Website https://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/GradInterdisc.php#Museum

Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students

Admission Requirements

Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Recommendation Letter Instructions: Letters of reference from persons knowledgeable of the students academic and professional abilities are desired and should be sent to the Graduate Program Coordinator.

Resume Required: No

Writing Samples Required: No

Departmental Application Required: No

Departmental Application Instructions: Profiles may include recommendation letters, research background, motivation, multilingual proficiency, undergraduate institution, presentations, and the completed career summary statement. Other information that admission and scholarship committees may consider is work commitment, demonstrated commitment to a particular field of work or study, and community involvement.

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: No

Previous Work Sample Required: No

Previous Work Instructions: Any additional information that can assist with assessing qualifications are welcomed and should be sent to the Graduate Program Coordinator.

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Admission Deadlines

The Office of Graduate and International Admissions does not have a specific deadline for domestic applications; we strongly recommend that you have all of the required application materials in by the date listed below.

US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
September 10January 20N/A N/A

We will do our best to process applications and materials from international students that are received after the deadline, however we cannot guarantee that your application evaluation will be complete in enough time for a decision to be made by your prospective academic department.

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
February 15July 15N/A N/A

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How To Apply

1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements

If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.

Yes Yes

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Additional Requirements for International Students

These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


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