Certificate in Museum Studies

The Certificate in Museum Studies provides entry-level museum professionals with an understanding of current theories and standards in museum practice. The program is designed for museum professionals with no formal training and for those looking for further development in an unfamiliar area of museum practice.

Courses in the Certificate in Museum Studies Program build a strong foundation in museum practices and standards and offer an opportunity to network with peers. The courses are delivered throughout the province in a two-day format, hosted by museums and other heritage organizations.

The program is open to any individual, AMA membership is not required. There are no pre-requisites for the program. To obtain a Certificate in Museum Studies, participants must successfully complete assignments for all eight courses. Participants have up to eight years to complete the program. Participants can attend courses without obtaining credit. In this case assignments are not required.

For more details on the Certificate in Museum Studies Program, including course descriptions, please download the CMS Program Information PDF. 


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You can register online or print and mail / fax a CMS Registration Form to the AMA Office.

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