With Plymouth State’s historic preservation graduate certificate you will gain strong organizational, practical, and administrative skills to position you for a career in historic preservation, heritage tourism, or heritage resource management. If you already work in a community preservation organization or government agency, you will discover how to incorporate stewardship and leadership into the strategic plan.
Getting started is easy, just complete the online application for admission and provide a transcript showing the successful completion of a bachelor’s degree or higher and a current résumé. No admissions tests are required. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required to complete the graduate certificate.
Required Courses – 6 credits
|HPR 5100 Principles of Historic Preservation||3|
|HS 5100 Heritage Studies: Foundations||3|
|HPR 5200 Rural Cultural Environment: Architecture and Landscape||3|
Elective Component (Choose two) – 6 credits
|HPR 5120 American Architectural History||3|
|HPR 5300 Historic Preservation Methods and Documentation||3|
|HPR 5310 Historic Methods and Materials of Construction||3|
|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|
Total for Historic Preservation Certificate – 12 credits
Did you know that you can apply your Historic Preservation certificate credits toward your MA?
By completing additional graduate courses, you can roll your Historic Preservation certificate courses into a Master of Arts in Historic Preservation. Financial aid is available for qualified students.