The CMU museum studies minor, when matched with an appropriate academic major, will prepare you for a career in the museum field. You’ll have the opportunity to plan and install exhibits, prepare public education programs and care for museum collections. Join the ranks of CMU students who complete internships at local, state, national and international sites including the Smithsonian, National Museum of Ireland and the National Park Service.
Put Your Degree to Work
As a graduate of CMU with a museum studies minor, you’ll have opportunities for careers at aquariums, art galleries, museums, corporate archives, historical sites, nature centers, planetariums and zoos.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics sample data
|Job||Median Pay||Job Growth through 2022|
|Archivist/museum curator||$44,410 per year||11% (3,300 more jobs)|
|Historian||$52,480 per year||6% (200 more jobs)|
|Anthropologist||$57,420 per year||19% (1,400 more jobs)|