Are you a volunteer working in a small local museum? Are you a recent graduate whose degree did not fully prepare you for day-to-day work in a small cultural heritage institution? Or are you a long-term employee looking for a refresher on the foundational skills of your field?
Small Museum Pro! is a professional certificate program from AASLH for people who work, or would like to work, in small local museums. This five-course certificate program provides practical guidance and training on running and managing a museum.
The courses in this program are designed for working professionals and folks who don’t have the time to be full-time students. To obtain a certificate, complete all five Small Museum Pro! online courses, in any order, at your leisure. The Small Museum Pro! Certification provides practical skills and knowledge for immediate use with a program that is shorter and more affordable than traditional in-person classes.
The class topics are:
- Leadership and Administration in History Organizations
- Collections Management
- Museum Education and Outreach
- Caring for Museum Collections
- Developing Exhibitions
For the most recent Small Museum Pro! (SMP!) Certification information, please visit our Online Courses page.