Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, year-round, and graduate assistantships with funding support are available through competitive application.
We welcome students from diverse academic and professional backgrounds and offer study and internship experiences through the University’s Queens and Manhattan campuses, as well as our locations in Rome, Italy and Paris, France.
St. John's University's Queens campus features its own art gallery, allowing you to gain hands-on experience with curating an exhibition. Courses are delivered in the evenings to accommodate working professionals and students pursuing internships.
As a student in the Museum Administration master's program, you may also qualify for a Curating, Museum Education, or Museum Studies Digital Badge.
M.A. in Museum Administration graduates work in:
Art Publishing and Art Writing
Corporate Settings with Art Collections
Federal and State Government Offices
MA in Museum Administration
Graduate M.A. Museum Administration Program
Offered by the NASAD-accredited Department of Art and Design, the two-year, 36-credit Master of Arts in Museum Administration program consists of 27 credits in Museum Administration, including nine elective credits in museum administration, public history, or archive management; a three- or six-credit internship; and an optional capstone exhibition or research project. Concentrations are available in the areas of collections management, curating, education, and special exhibitions management. Internship opportunities or independent study may be arranged at St. John’s campuses in Queens and Manhattan, NY; Rome, Italy; and Paris, France. Classes are offered during convenient evening hours. The program welcomes students from diverse academic and professional backgrounds.
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Susan Rosenberg
Founding Director, Graduate Program in
Professor of Art History
University Funding &
Fall 2016 guest lecturers:
John A. Tyson, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Alice Schwarz, Museum Educator, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Jeremy Sigler, writer, critic, publisher
Celia Imrey, Architect/Installation designer, Imrey Studio LLC, designer, Rubin Museum, NY
Ariana French, Director of Digital Technology at American Museum of Natural History