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Design Studies in Historic Preservation

Boston Architectural College

24 months
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25220 USD/year
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About

The Master of Design Studies in Historic Preservation offered by Boston Architectural College is a 4-semester, 33-credit degree that gives students the knowledge, technical expertise, and leadership skills necessary to promote and preserve historical buildings and cultural landscapes. 

Overview

Designed for professionals in the fields of design, planning, real estate, and advocacy, the program addresses the technical, cultural, and policy dimensions of preservation using Boston’s historical built environment as a framework.

The Design Studies in Historic Preservation curriculum offered by Boston Architectural College combines theory and practice, with topics ranging from preservation philosophy, law, and finance to traditional building methods, historic research, documentation, and an in-depth, mentored thesis project. Students have opportunities to travel to destinations with rich history that are doing significant work in the preservation field. The BAC also connects preservation with its nationally recognized curriculum in sustainable design.

Classes that fit your schedule 

The Master of Design Studies is delivered in an innovative distance format that allows students to work full time while they study. The BAC uses a range of digital tools to support and enhance online learning, including Skype, VoiceThread, and WebEx desktop sharing. Students can study from anywhere in the world, working at their own pace and on their own schedule.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Traditional Building
  • Historic Preservation Philosophy and Practice
  • American Architecture: Colonial Period to Post Modernism
  • Historic Preservation Law and Planning
  • Historic Preservation Research and Documentation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • $50 application fee
  • Official college transcript
  • Current resume
  • Portfolio or Work Sample
  • Admissions essay
  • One letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12610 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    25220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12610 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    25220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12610 USD per semester during 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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