Museum Practice and Heritage Management, BI

Bachelor of Innovation

Museum Practice & Heritage Management

Course Delivery

On Campus, Online, Hybrid

Total Credits

120 Credits

About the Degree Program

The Museum Practice & Heritage Management degree program is designed to provide students with the comprehensive training and expertise necessary to pursue successful careers in the museum field. This program offers students a diverse range of coursework and training opportunities to prepare them for careers in a variety of museum settings, including natural history museums, historic house museums, living history museums, museums of industry, and museums of archaeology and anthropology.

Graduates of the program will possess the knowledge and skills required to pursue careers in federal or state agencies that manage cultural properties, museums, and archaeology or architectural resources, as well as in the private sector of public archaeology and anthropology museum management.

This program is suited for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of museum studies and who are dedicated to the preservation and promotion of cultural heritage. We invite you to apply and join our program, to gain the knowledge and skills required to succeed in the highly-regarded field of museum studies.

Focus of Study

The focus of study for the Museum Studies degree program is on providing students with a comprehensive understanding of the various aspects of the museum field, including curatorial practice, museum management, exhibition development, and the preservation and interpretation of cultural heritage.

Students will gain knowledge of the history and theory of museums, as well as the practical skills needed to work in a variety of museum settings. Additionally, the program will cover issues related to the conservation and preservation of artifacts, the ethical and legal considerations surrounding the ownership and display of cultural heritage, and the role of museums in communities and society.

The program will also offer opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience through internships and other practical learning opportunities.

Program Requirements

For specific program requirements, please contact the Department.

Program Coursework

For program coursework, please visit the Academic Catalog.

About the Innovation Program

The Bachelor of Innovation™ (BI) is a one-of-a-kind, interdisciplinary undergraduate program that blends traditional education with hands-on learning, teamwork, and training in innovation and entrepreneurship. Similar to a Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Arts (BA), it gives students the tools, understanding, and background needed to excel in today's workforce.

For more information regarding the BI programs at UCCS, please visit the Innovation website.