Lubbock Christian University

Museum and Heritage Studies

About the Museum and Heritage Studies Degree

Do you enjoy learning about history, culture, and heritage? LCU's Museum and Heritage Studies degree will prepare you for graduate studies in the field, or for careers in art galleries, heritage museums, historical state management, natural history museums, and heritage tourism.

LCU is one of only two universities in the state of Texas to offer a Bachelor of Arts in Museum and Heritage Studies, and graduates with this degree have ample opportunities for either continuing education or employment. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the median pay for an archivist, curator, or other museum worker was $50,210 per year in 2021, which was above the national average. Additionally, over the next decade jobs in the sector are projected to grow by 12% or nearly 5,000 jobs per year, which is much faster than average.

Careers in Museum and Heritage Studies:

  • Archivist
  • Conservator
  • Curator
  • Directo
  • Docent
  • Exhibit Designer
  • Grant Writer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Historian
  • Membership Officer
  • Museum Educator
  • Museum Protection Staff
  • Preparator
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Registrar

See Degree Plan Details!

Visit the University Catalog here to view the LCU humanities degree plans.