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