Master of Arts
The Master of Arts (MA) in Historic Preservation is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of historic preservation issues and opportunities that promote the protection of historic and cultural resources. Students will gain strong organizational, practical and administrative skills ideal for careers in historic preservation, heritage tourism and/or heritage resource management.
Use the Course Planning Matrix to see when Historic Preservation courses will be offered
Interested in a Certificate Progam? In addition to the MA program, PSU also offers the 12-credit Historic Preservation Certificate.
Historic Preservation Core Component – 18-19 credits
|HPR 5100 Principles of Historic Preservation||3|
|HPR 5120 American Architectural History||3|
|HPR 5200 Rural Cultural Environment: Architecture and Landscape||3|
|HI 5330 New Hampshire and New England: Historical Sites||4|
|HPR 5300 Historic Preservation Methods and Documentation||3|
|HPR 5310 Historic Methods and Materials of Construction||3|
|HPR 5320 Building Investigation and Evaluation||3|
Elective Component – 9-12 credits
For Thesis option, choose 9 credits from the list below.
For Practicum option, choose 12 credits from the list below.
|HPR 5400 Preservation Planning and Management||3|
|HPR 5500 Cultural Property Law||3|
|HPR 5600 Archaeological Methods||3|
|HPR 5700 Sustainability and Historic Preservation||3|
|HPR 5560 Special Topics in Historic Preservation||1-3|
|HPR 5910 Independent Study in Historic Preservation||1-3|