College of Professional & International Education

Collections Management for Costume and Textiles
Professional Designation Program

This dynamic, interactive program is the first of its kind to specialize in training collections managers for costume and textiles. After completing the six modules, you will be prepared to help meet the growing demand for skilled professionals to work with museums, studio archives, and private and corporate collections. The program culminates in mentor-sponsored fieldwork where you will have the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with professionals in a variety of notable institutions.

Career professionals from museums, academia, and historic sites will teach the skills and key aspects of materials and agents of deterioration, care and storage, and management issues that are the foundation of collections management.

25.00 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be provided upon request as a permanent record of one's attendance, if requested by the last class meeting.
You may enroll in courses individually. contact CPIE to obtain a complete list of textbooks you will be required to order and purchase for the program.

Email Penni Wells for more information or to start the registration process.