Course Details

Quick Facts

  • 60 Credit Hours
  • $1750

Contact Information


John F Kennedy University museum studies presents our first ever Continuing Education online certificate program.

This certificate is designed for individuals who want to enhance their understanding of the museum world but do not need a master’s degree.  This certificate is fully online, with five core courses, each including 10-12 hours of specialized content. Online learning modules include recorded lectures, student-instructor discussion boards, videos, readings, reflection and written assignments with instructor and peer-to-peer feedback.

Designed to be taken in sequence, these courses are specifically created for museum volunteers, staff and board members.  This program costs $350 per course or $1750 for the entire series. This program has a Spring and Fall start. For additional information, please email

Core Courses

  • Museums 101
  • Strategic Thinking & Planning
  • Collections Management Basics
  • The Visitor Experience
  • Fundraising & Marketing

Please email for more information.