Interview with Amanda Vtipilson for Johns Hopkins University

This is an interview with Amanda Vtipilson who graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2013. She currently works as the Curator of Education at a history museum. Thank you, Amanda, for providing these insights into your graduate school experience.

Why did you choose Johns Hopkins University?

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Interview with Sepp Scanlin for Johns Hopkins University

Introducing Sepp Scanlin who will finish the Museum Studies online degree program at Johns Hopkins University in December 2016. He currently works as the Director and Curator at a history museum. Thank you to him for providing this additional information about his graduate school experience.

 
Why did you choose Johns Hopkins University?
Three Reasons – online program, no requirement to specialize within the field (education, curation, fundraising, etc) and school name recognition.

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Interview with Sarah Wright for Johns Hopkins University

Introducing Sarah Wright who is graduating from Johns Hopkins University in December 2016. She currently works as the Education Coordinator for Family Programs at an art museum. Thank you to her for providing this additional information about her graduate school experience.

 

Why did you choose Johns Hopkins University?

I chose this program because I could continue to gain work experience while also working towards my masters. The remote style allowed me not to worry about where I ended up geographically between the start and end of the program. I also live in Baltimore, so am familiar with the school and know its high standards. Continue reading “Interview with Sarah Wright for Johns Hopkins University”

Interview with Ilana Short for Johns Hopkins University

Introducing Ilana Short who graduate from Johns Hopkins University in December 2015. She currently works as the Museum Attendant and Photography Curator at a history museum. Thank you to her for answering these questions about her graduate experience.

 

 

Why did you choose Johns Hopkins University?

There were a few reasons. First, I had been out of college for fifteen years, and this program did not require that I go take the GRE for admission. Second, I appreciated that it was 90% online, and that enabled me to continue working and raising my family easily. Finally, the cost for the graduate program was reasonable, and around $35,000 total. I did not apply for financial aid, and I was able to pay the tuition. Continue reading “Interview with Ilana Short for Johns Hopkins University”

Johns Hopkins University

This is the review of the Museum Studies program at Johns Hopkins University. This is an online program through the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Advanced Academic Programs. Some other fun facts about the program are:

  • Also offers certificates in either Nonprofit Management or Digital Curation
  • Though, online, requires students to attend a two-week seminar in Washington D.C. or another place organized by the program
  • No GRE required to be admitted and no thesis required to complete the degree
  • The program does not offer grants or scholarships, though they do offer financial aid

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