Historic Preservation

Master of Arts

DescriptionDegree OptionsAdmission RequirementsRegistration
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.

Students can complete the 33 credit master’s degree, or for those interested in professional development there is a 12 credit graduate certificate.

MA in Historic Preservation
Historic Preservation Graduate Certificate
Admissions requirements for all MA in Historic Preservation requires the following materials to be submitted through our online application

  • 3.0 or better in undergraduate coursework
  • Official transcripts from any/all college level work
  • Three professional recommendations
  • Current Resume
  • Statement of interest
  • Official GRE test scores
  • NH Residency Verification form (NH residents only)
  • $75 application fee

Requirements for the Graduate Certificate

  • Official transcripts showing conferral of bachelor’s degree
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA or better in the required courses
  • Completion of application for admission

Summer 2018 Registration – Opens April 16
Fall 2018 Registration – Opens April 16

Did you know PSU allows you to take up to 12 credits of graduate coursework before applying to most programs? So whether you are admitted to a program or just want to try a class, you can get started today!

Search for classes – the Office of the Registrar handles the course registration process – more information is available by visiting their website where you can check out the current course schedule by clicking on the “Course Offerings” tab, and using the first “Class Schedule Search” option. Simply select the current term from the drop down menu which will then allow you to search for classes in a variety of ways.

Register Online – Registration can be completed online through the myPlymouth portal if you are a current/active student or have been admitted to a graduate program. Be sure to have your user name, password, and the course number and title handy. At the end of the registration process you will be notified of your billing due date. Specific instructions for completing the online registration can be found on the Registrar’s website under the “How to Register” tab.

New to PSU? If you are taking your first graduate class at PSU and have not been admitted to a graduate program, you will need to complete the paper registration form which can be found under the “Registration Forms” tab. Completed forms should be submitted directly to the Office of the Registrar via email to psu-registration@plymouth.edu or faxed to 603-535-2724.

Graduate Tuition Rates – Tuition for graduate coursework is calculated on a per credit rate based on residency status. Click here to see the current tuition costs.