Fall 2019  Application Deadline

June 1, 2019 (US Applicants) – February 15, 2019 (International Applicants)

Spring 2020 Application Deadline 

October 1, 2019 (US Applicants) – August 1, 2019 (International Applicants)

FIU University Graduate School online application (accessed here).

The Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies is an 18- credit program intended to prepare students for professional employment in museums and historic sites. The program offers graduate-level courses appropriate for museum work as well as some cross-listed courses from associated academic disciplines. Courses are most appropriate for people interested in museum careers and are designed to give a broad overview of museum history as well as a solid grounding in museological theory and practice. In accordance with the mission of FIU, attention is given to issues of diversity and multiculturalism, and the relationship of museums to changing populations and interdisciplinary trends in a variety of different collecting environments ranging from the arts to history, anthropology, archaeology, and the sciences.

This certificate program is open to both degree- and non-degree seeking students. Two core courses and internship are required. Students are encouraged to pursue a variety of courses of study to address diverse museum situations. Internships for 6 credits may be completed at approved institutions.

For a complete list of graduate courses and programs offered by the Department of Art + Art History: A+AH Graduate Catalog

FIU Application Deadlines and Requirements

Program Museum Studies
Degree Certificate
Contact Christopher Rodriguez Barake, Department of Art + Art History, crodri@fiu.edu
Start Terms Fall and Spring only
Application Deadlines Click here for Graduate Admissions deadlines
GRE Not Required
English Proficiency Test Required for all foreign graduates – 550 paper-based, 80 internet-based on TOEFL
GPA  3.0
Applicant Statement/
Letter of Intent
Letters of Recommendation Required, 2 letters.
Additional Requirements Resume

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Art + Art History or the FIU University Graduate School:

Department of Art + Art History
Florida International University
VH 216, Modesto A. Maidique Campus – Miami, Florida 33199
Tel: (305)-348-2897

Christopher Rodriguez Barake
Coordinator of Academic Support Services
Department of Art + Art History
Office: 305-348-6648 Email: crodri@fiu.edu

Maida Purdy
Academic Advisor
Department of Art + Art History
Office: 7-3539  Email: maida.purdy@fiu.edu

Daniel Hiram Zengotita
Academic Advisor II
Department of Art + Art History
Office: 7-7846  Email: dzengoti@fiu.edu

University Graduate School
Modesto A. Maidique Campus, MARC 240
11200 S.W. 8th Street Miami, FL 33199
Phone: (305) 348-2455 | Fax: (305) 348-3433
Email: ugs@fiu.edu Website: gradschool.fiu.edu