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Historic Preservation, M.A.

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Towson, MD, United States
The MAHP program was founded in 1995 as the nation's first limited-residency graduate program in the field. Our students have included: career preservationists who wish to add to their knowledge base, professionals in related fields who seek to specialize in historic preservation tools, and advocates who are looking for strategies to preserve the historical integrity of their communities.

Overview

The Historic Preservation field recognizes enduring values and meanings embodied in the relationships between people and places, heritage and culture, local stories and national narratives. Our program prepares you to work effectively to secure valued places for the future and lead and support diverse communities and various peoples for whom architectural design, sense of place, historical events, and cultural practice have come to matter and to plan for long-term stewardship.

Whether you're interested in buildings or landscapes, deep rural places or the hearts of cities, the broad-based educational objectives of our program will prepare you to work for the sustainable longevity of the places that you care about.

Specifically designed for working professionals, our program's limited-residency format allows you to work and live anywhere while completing your degree. Courses are conducted online during traditional fall and spring semesters with a two-week on-campus residency during the summer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction Pt I. Fundamental Concepts In Heritage Preservation
  • Introduction Pt Ii. Policy And Practice In American Historic Preservation
  • Historic Property Documentation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

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    7

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    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Send official sealed transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work.
  • Send a minimum of two letters of recommendation completed by people who know you well enough to give an informed opinion of your intellectual ability, capacity for sustained self-directed study, personal qualifications, and professional potential. 
  • Complete the essay answering program-specific questions. Please review program-specific essay requirements below.
  • International students must also follow the international student admissions processes.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    867 USD/credit
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    867 USD/credit
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Living costs for Towson

  • 1797 - 3050 USD/month
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