Certificates

Certificate in Museum Studies or Archives and Records Management

Students admitted to selected graduate programs at Wright State University and students who have received a graduate degree in history or in selected other disciplines may choose to complete a certificate in either museum studies or archives and records management. Students who have previously earned a graduate degree must be admitted to the School of Graduate Studies with nondegree status. Students wishing to pursue either certificate must fill out a certificate application with the Director of the Public History track.

Required Courses for a Certificate in Museum Studies

  • HST 7500 Introduction to Public History 3
  • HST 7650 Museum Administration and Collections 3
  • HST 7750 Museum Interpretation and Exhibits 3
  • HST 7880 Artifact Preservation 3
  • HST 7820 Exhibit Design Technology 2
  • HST 7810 Historical Management Internship 1
  • HST 7900 Capstone Project 1

Total: 16 credit hours

Required Courses for a Certificate in Archives and Records Management

  • HST 7500 Introduction to Public History 3
  • HST 7600 Introduction to Archives 3
  • HST 7800 Advanced Problems in Archival Work 3
  • HST 7850 Archival Preservation 3
  • HST 7815 Records and Information Management 3
  • HST 7810 Historical Management Internship 1
  • HST 7900 Capstone Project 1

Total:17 credit hours