Historic Preservation, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
The 15-credit hour Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Historic Preservation provides graduate students in history, interior architecture, and related fields training and credentials to pursue careers in historic preservation, management of historic sites, and related public history professions. The certificate can be earned in tandem with the M.F.A. in Interior Architecture or other graduate degree. It can also be pursued as a stand-alone certificate.
For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.
In addition to the application materials required by the Graduate School, applicants must submit a 750-word personal statement.
Certificate Program Requirements
Required: 15 credit hours
|Required Courses (12 credits)|
|IAR/HIS 543||Historic Preservation: Principles and Practice||3|
|IAR/HIS 624||History of American Landscapes and Architecture||3|
|IAR/HIS 625||Preservation Planning and Law||3|
|IAR/HIS 690||Internship *||3|
|Electives (3 credits)|
|Select 3 credits from the following: **||3|
|History of Decorative Arts|
|History Museum Curatorship: Collections Management|
|Field Methods in Preservation Technology|
|Sustainable Urban Planning in an Entrepreneurial Environment|
|Nonprofit Management and Leadership|
|Total Credit Hours||15|
Students with appropriate professional work experience may substitute an elective for the internship requirement with prior approval of the Graduate Program Director.
To complete the 15 credits of course work, electives should be selected with the prior approval of the Graduate Program Director.