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Online Courses

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JTCC Career Studies Certificate in Museum Studies

VAM is proud to partner with John Tyler Community College (JTCC) as they now offer a Career Studies Certificate in Museum Studies. This online program is designed to provide an introduction to the museum field and professional development for students already employed by museums or other cultural organizations engaged in the maintenance and exhibition of collections. Read more about the program and requirements. Note: This is different from VAM's Virginia Certificate in Museum Management Program.


Summer 2021 Courses

Begins June 29
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Museum Studies: The Historic House Museum

This class will introduce students to the unique traits and challenges of historic house museums and sites.  We will cover the history of historic houses in the United States, and their purpose of exhibiting the everyday life of people in the past.  We will review issues related to preservation and interpretation of these unique museums.  Lastly, we will look at what the future holds for historic houses.


Register for one of these classes at JTCC today!  These classes run for 5 weeks, and each qualifies for 2 credits in VAM's Certificate Program.