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Museum Studies Schools in Massachusetts

71 Museum Studies students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Museum Studies is the 167th most popular major in the state out of a total 312 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Museum Studies Majors in Massachusetts

Museum Studies majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 68
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

In Massachusetts, a museum studies major is more popular with women than with men.

Museum Studies Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of museum studies majors in Massachusetts is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.6%
  • White: 78.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
Museum Studies Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Museum Studies Grads in Massachusetts

1,330 people in the state and 31,750 in the nation are employed in jobs related to museum studies.

Museum Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Museum Studies Jobs in Massachusetts

Museum Studies grads earn an average of $63,270 in the state and $56,400 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Massachusetts that offer museum studies degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:


Harvard University

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
98% Graduation Rate
31,566 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $15,561. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 0.80% which is lower than average.


Tufts University

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
11,586 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $31,485. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 45% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 64%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,995 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

Museum Studies Careers in MA

Some of the careers museum studies majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Curators 13% $63,810
Museum Technicians and Conservators 10% $52,240
Archivists 9% $58,900

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to museum studies.

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Other Interdisciplinary Studies 645
International Studies 392
Nutrition Science 322
Interdisciplinary Studies 179
Natural Sciences 170
Mathematics & Computer Science 114
Human Computer Interaction 82
Cognitive Science 79

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