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MA in Museum Studies - MBA Dual Degree Program

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

Management
BUS 5151 - Systems Approach to Business Models and Management (3 units)
BUS 5035 - Visionary Leadership and Sustainability (3 units)
BUS 5385 - Leading a Global Workforce (3 units)
BUS 5475 - Organizational Communication, Collaboration and Social Networking (3 units)
BUS 5099 - Organizational Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (3 units)
BUS 5052 - Managerial Economics (3 units)
BUS 5096 - Accounting for Managers (3 units)
BUS 5040 - Marketing Management (3 units)
BUS 5055 - Managing Strategy, Planning and Innovation (3 units)

Total Units Required: 71.5