Within every object is a story, waiting to be unlocked. Knowledge is your key.
Our understanding of history, of cultures and the people who create them, often comes from their traditions, stories, documents, and objects. Preserving and unlocking the secrets within the cultural production of diverse communities, and sharing their stories with others is what makes history relevant today. The Professional Specialization Certificate in Collections Management gives you the skills you need to develop, manage and bring meaning to cultural collections.
The Professional Specialization Certificate in Collections Management program provides museum professionals with a highly respected credential along with applicable knowledge and skills, in an innovative and flexible format that will suit both professional development needs and a busy work schedule.
- Focused Programming: Four courses - three core courses and one elective, which can be completed in under a year.
- Flexibility: Can be completed entirely online; some face-to-face short immersion elective course options also available.
- Professional Networking: Study with other collections management specialists from across Canada and beyond, led by instructors who are experts in their field.
Who is this program for?
This program is designed for museum professionals seeking new approaches to their work or looking to upgrade their skills. Students in this program work in a broad range of museum and heritage professions, including:
- collections assistants
- collections managers
- archivists, and many more...