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Office of Admissions
2136 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

Telephone Number: 202-994-9283

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Hours of Operation: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Museum Education Program

Master of Arts in Teaching
Department of Educational Leadership

Mission and Program Outcomes

The George Washington University developed its master of arts in teaching in museum education in consultation with the museum community. The interdisciplinary curriculum balances academic study with carefully supervised fieldwork, preparing practitioners with the range of knowledge and competencies requisite to leading the profession.

Degree candidates engage with world-class institutions to build their portfolios as advocates for museum accessibility and accountability. A strong network of alumni advances the program's efforts to fulfill its public service mission, contributing to the formulation of sound policy and best practices through professional activism.

Program Coordinator

Dr. Carol Stapp

Program Details

Download our program information packet.

Program Locations
Foggy Bottom Campus (DC)

33 Credit Hours

Sample coursework:

  • Museum Education: History and Context
  • Communication Skills
  • Museum Audiences
  • Supervised Experience in Education and Human Development Services
  • Seminar and Internship in Museum Education
  • Museum Evaluation
  • Proposal Writing

Admissions Deadline:
January 15 (to be considered for tuition support)
March 1

Semesters for Entry:
Summer admission only

For more information, please contact:

Andre Wright, Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 202-994-1450
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