Museum studies can create a powerful combination with a variety of majors to launch your career into the world of public history. 

Many students continue to advanced study either in an area of their academic interest or in museum-specific study, like curation. The experiential learning proponent of the museum studies interdisciplinary area will provide you with practical experience through internships and field schools that can inform your next step after Lawrence. You will find Lawrentians in art museums, galleries, cultural centers, archives, libraries, and more, creating a built-in network of museum studies graduates who can help guide you towards success.

Examples of recent employers

  • Richard H. Driehaus Museum
  • Smithosinian's National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
  • University of New Mexico Art Museum

Examples of recent graduate programs

  • University of Oregon
  • Johns Hopkins University
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