Program Introduction

Founded in 1972, this three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma program admits 40 students each year and approximately 15 university graduates directly into second year. Students acquire a sound background in the technical areas common to all museums including collections management, exhibit preparation, conservation, education programming, and museum management. Approximately 700 students have graduated from the program, with current average of 33 graduating annually.

Degrees Offered

  • Other

Program Strengths

  • Museum Studies

How Many Students are Admitted Annually

BA40

Financial Aid Available

Scholarships
Loans

Deadline To Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

Internship Requirements

Required. Arranged by students with faculty advisor.

Places Where Students Have Interned During the Past 3 Years

• National Gallery of Canada
• Canada Aviation Museum
• Bank of Canada Currency Museum
• St. Catharine’s Museum
• Canadian Museum of Nature
• Parks Canada
• British Museum
• City of Ottawa Archives
• Canada Science and Technology Museum
• North America Carnival Museum and Archives
• House of Commons
• Royal Ontario Museum
• The Diefenbunker
• National Research Council
• Chateau Ramezay Museum
• Laurier House
• Pace/MacGill Gallery
• National Museum of Ireland
• National Capital Commission
• Manitoba Museum; Museum of Health Care
• Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
• University of Ottawa Classics Museum
• University of Alberta Human Ecology Department
• Goulbourn Township Historical Society

Employers Who Have Hired Graduates from this Program within the Past Five Years

• National Gallery of Canada
• Canada Aviation Museum
• Canadian Museum of Nature
• Parks Canada
• City of Ottawa Archives
• Canada Science and Technology Museum
• The Diefenbunker
• National Capital Commission
• Museum of Health Care
• Goulbourn Township Historical Society
• The Bytown Museum
• The City of Ottawa
• Billings Estate Museum and National Historic Site
• Ottawa Art Gallery Library and Archives Canada
• Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
• Canadian War Museum
• Canadian Museum of Civilization
• House of Commons
• Canadian Museums Association