Historic preservation is a multidisciplinary field that cuts across the design fields, the social sciences and the humanities. Preservationists today must grapple with social, historical and cultural issues in order to work with a broad range of professionals in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.
In order to achieve this goal the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation at the University of Maryland draws from the fields of American Studies, Anthropology, Architecture, Historic Preservation, History, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Studies and Planning. The program trains preservation professionals who will be familiar with the different disciplines and approaches that make up contemporary preservation practice.
Maryland's Historic Preservation program draws on the extraordinary resources of the state and the Washington/Baltimore region. The program enjoys relationships with several prominent national, state, regional and local preservation organizations. Guest lecturers include the field's leading professionals from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the National Park Service, US/ICOMOS, the Maryland Historical Trust, Preservation Maryland and Prince George's Heritage. On the University campus, the National Trust Library provides an unmatched archive and research resource.
- Introductory Seminar in Historic Preservation: Theory, History and Practice
- Historical Research Methods
- Special Topics in Historic Preservation
- Independent Studies in Historic Preservation
- Preservation Policy and Planning
- Social and Ethnic Issues in Historic Preservation Practice
- Historic Preservation Law, Advocacy and Public Policy
- Archaeology and Preservation
- Internship in Historic Preservation
- Conservation of Historic Places: Historic Materials, Building Systems, and Conservation
- 12 months
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- Statement of Purpose
- TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
- Letters of Recommendation (3)
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
- Writing Sample: A writing sample of at least 10-30 pages. This can be previous individual academic work or professional work. It does not necessarily have to be related to historic preservation, however a related topic is preferred. Upload to the Writing Sample of the Uploads Requirements section of the application.
International76770 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
National76770 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State34560 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 12 months.
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