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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the education backgrounds of students in the program?

Our students have very diverse backgrounds. Many have undergraduate degrees in anthropology, art history, biology, business, environmental science, history, English, journalism, psychology and/or sociology or a BFA in photography or design. Some have backgrounds in chemistry, law and education. Take a look at our blog to learn more about their diverse array of interests and experiences.

Is professional or internship experience required to apply?

No, but it is highly favored. We strongly recommend that you work, volunteer or complete one or more interns in a museum before pursuing graduate work in museum studies.

Is the GRE exam required?


Are there scholarships or teaching fellowships available?

Academic scholarships are available and are awarded based on your academic record as well as other scholarly achievements. We do not have teaching fellowships, but USF has many on-campus positions available for graduate students that you will be eligible to apply for. For more information on financing your education visit:

What is the size and make-up of the program?

Class size is small and our students are very diverse. They range in age from just-out-of-college to the mid-50s and come from all over California, the United States and the world.

Want to Learn More?

To read more about our program, please visit our blog.