The review of the Arts and Administration program at the University of Oregon.
Here are some quick facts about the University of Oregon and their museum-related program:
- 3,200 graduate students at U of O, 50% are master’s students
- 1,500 graduate students are awarded Graduate Teaching Fellowships which includes teaching and research assistantships
- 83% of those fellowships go to doctoral students, 31% to master’s students and 2% to law students.
- does not require a GRE to attend
- named one of the best colleges for LBGTQ students by BestColleges.com
General statistics provided above were found here.
Summary of the Survey Responses:
Overall score is it was when participants attended: 9.0/10
Overall score as it is now: 6.0/10
This updated rating is based on the change of advisers and professors working on this program.
Advantages of the program:
- Many professors also worked or currently work in the museum field
- Classes on marketing and the Adobe creative suite
- Opportunities to volunteer and intern with on campus museums for credit
- Small cohort
100% of the participants work at history museums far from the University in Curatorial, Collections Management, Exhibitions, and Registration.
If you would like to learn more about the Arts and Administration program at the University of Oregon, here is their website.
As I receive more responses for this program, I will update this post with my summary, the summarized responses and averaged number scores. I will also attempt to add statistics about the program such as program size and employment rate after graduation so be sure to check back!