Program Introduction

Established in 1994, the Master of Historic Preservation is a 48-credit hour degree that prepares students to work in a wide range of professional settings. Graduates have obtained positions in federal, state, and local government agencies; cultural resource management firms; museums and historic sites; and nonprofit organizations. Our faculty include recognized experts in the planning and design, historic architecture, preservation law, and historical interpretation. Students benefit from a large network of community partners and extensive internship opportunities. Major curricular emphasis include architectural history, adaptive reuse, materials analysis and conservation, interpretation, and policy and law.

Degrees Offered

  • Other

Program Strengths

  • Historic Preservation

Credit Hour Requirements


How Many Students are Admitted Annually


MAs produced last year


Financial Aid Available

Teaching and research assistantships. fellowships, and scholarships. Availability of each varies.

Deadline To Apply

March 1 for fall admission

Job Placement Assistance

We advise our students closely during their job search. An excellent alumni network and strong relationships with organizations and institutions nationwide provide extensive support.

Employers Who Have Hired Graduates from this Program within the Past Five Years