Skip to main content
RIT Logo with Text

Salary and Career Info

Museum Studies BS

Aid museums, archives, libraries, and other cultural institutions in implementing technology to manage, curate, digitize, conserve, and exhibit their collections, and make them available in interactive, engaging ways.

Program skills

All students become familiar with: the history and theory of exhibitions and with the process of designing an exhibition; technologies involved in museum work, including databases, website design, and social media; specific areas of museum practice; experience in fundraising and development, and have written a grant; and the understanding of the public role of the museum and its mission as an educational force in the community.

Program facilities equipment

Students have access to collections owned by the university and galleries/exhibition spaces on campus.

Select program hiring partners

Eastman Kodak Company, Genesee Country Village & Museum, George Eastman Museum, New York Public Library, Rochester Institute of Technology, Smithsonian Institution

Industries


  • Museum

  • Non-Profit

  • K-12 Education

  • Other Industries

67%

Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).

100%

Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 67.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 67.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%