Colleges and universities in Colorado and Wyoming offer a variety of academic programs at undergraduate and graduate levels in museum studies, public history, heritage history and natural history studies.


Colorado College
Museum Studies Minor
Contact: Larsen Hunter, (719) 389-6000
Colorado College, 14 East Cache la Poudre St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Colorado State University: Department of History
Public History program, M.A.
Contact: Thomas Cauvin, Ph.D., (970) 491-5516,
Colorado State University, Department of History, Clark B 344, Ft. Collins, CO 80523-1776

University of Colorado Boulder: Museum of Natural History
Natural History Museum Studies, Museum and Field Studies, M.A.
Contact: Janet Bensko,
Museum of Natural History, UC Boulder, Henderson Building, 218 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309

University of Colorado Colorado Springs: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
Museum Studies & Gallery Practice Minor
Museum Studies & Gallery Practice: Bachelor of Innovation Degree

Contact: Karin Larkin, Ph.D., (719) 255-3124,
UC Colorado Springs, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy, CENT 132, Colorado Springs, CO 80918

University of Colorado Denver: Department of History
Public History program, History Museum Studies, M.A.
Contact: Rebecca Hunt, Ph.D.,
CU Denver Department of History, Campus Box 182, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80211-3364

University of Denver: School of Art and Art History
M.A. in Art History with Museum Studies Concentration
Contact: Annabeth Headrick, Ph.D.,
University of Denver, Museum Studies, 2121 E. Asbury Ave., Denver, CO 80208

University of Denver: Department of Anthropology
M.A. in Anthropology with Museum Studies and Heritage Studies Concentration
Contact: (303) 871-2406,
University of Denver, Department of Anthropology, 2000 E. Asbury Ave., Denver, CO 80208

Western Colorado University: School of Graduate Studies
M.A. in Gallery and Museum Management (MGMM)
Contact: (970) 943-3093,
Western Colorado University, 1 Western Way, Kelley Hall 225, Gunnison, CO 81231


Casper College: School of Fine Arts & Humanities
A.A. in Museum/Gallery Studies
Contact: Valerie Innella Maiers, Ph.D., (307) 268-2060,
Casper College, Art Department, 125 College Drive, VA 128, Casper, WY 82601

University of Wyoming
Museum Studies Undergraduate Minor
This is an interdisciplinary minor, shared with History, Anthropology and American Studies, among others. The History department also offers an undergraduate concentration in Public History.
Contact: Isa Helfgott, Ph.D.,
University of Wyoming, American History, 1000 University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071

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