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MA in Museum Studies - MBA Dual Degree Program

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JFK University is the only accredited institution offering a dual Master in Business Administration – Master of Arts in Museum Studies. This dual degree program combines the academic disciplines of museum studies and management, preparing students to be well positioned for careers in museum leadership with sustainable, integrated museum management practices.

The robust curriculum consists of the full museum studies core courses and nine graduate business classes from John F. Kennedy University's Management program. The MA-MBA program can be completed in three years, and students earn two master's degrees concurrently: one in museum studies and one in business administration.

Requirements

 Core Curriculum
All Museum Studies courses are 4.5 units unless otherwise specified.
MUS 5003 - Issues in Museums I: History and Theory
MUS 5004 - Issues in Museums II: Finance and Administration
MUS 5610 - The Visitor Experience: Learning Theories and Understanding Audiences
MUS 5501 - Collections Management I: Foundations
MUS 5321 - Museums and Communities
MUS 5405 - Exhibition Development I
MUS 5420 - Museums, Interactive Technology and Electronic Access
MUS 5975 - Internship (3 units)
MUS 5996 - Master’s Project: Topic Development 1 (1 unit)
MUS 5997 - Master’s Project: Research Methodology
MUS 5998 - Master’s Project: Writing and Production

Management
All Business courses are 3 units unless otherwise specified.
BUS 5035 - Visionary Leadership and Sustainability
BUS 5040 - Marketing Management
BUS 5052 - Managerial Economics
BUS 5055A – Museum Studies-MBA Capstone: Part A (1 unit)
BUS 5055B – Museum Studies-MBA Capstone: Part B (1 unit)
BUS 5055C – Museum Studies-MBA Capstone Part C (1 unit)
BUS 5096 - Accounting for Managers
BUS 5099 - Organizational Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
BUS 5475 - Organizational Communications and Team Development

Select one of the following:
BUS 5151 - Systems Approach to Business Models and Management
BUS 5025 – Talent and Human Resource Management
BUS 5030 – Power, Leader Integrity and Conflict Resolution
BUS 5460 – Organizational Culture and Emotionally Intelligent Work Environment

Select one of the following:
BUS 5385 - Leading a Global Workforce
BUS 5025 – Talent and Human Resource Management
BUS 5030 – Power, Leader Integrity and Conflict Resolution
BUS 5460 – Organizational Culture and Emotionally Intelligent Work Environment