M.Sc. On Campus

Historic Preservation

Thomas Jefferson University

12 months
1399 USD/credit 68551 USD/year
1399 USD/credit 68551 USD/year
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The M.S. in Historic Preservation at Thomas Jefferson University not only prepares graduates to preserve historic buildings and sites, but also to re-envision and re-purpose the past to serve present and future needs.


The Historic Preservation curriculum at Thomas Jefferson University foregrounds adaptive reuse of historic structures as well as in-depth analysis through historical research and graphic documentation. 

Key Features 

  • Students develop skills fundamental to assess the condition and evolution of buildings and promote the ways historic structures order the urban fabric, contribute to healthy communities, and facilitate “place-making” as a catalyst for community revitalization. 
  • Students apply new and rapidly evolving digital technologies for managing, documenting and interpreting culturally significant structures and places.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Restoration & Rehabilitation of Modernist Buildings
  • American Architecture
  • Vernacular Architecture
  • Principles & Methods of Sustainable Design
  • Adaptive Reuse & Urban Revitalization
  • Conservation of Historic Interiors

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




49 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. Official transcripts can be sent electronically by the institution to or mailed to the address above.
  • Personal Statement: Submit a statement of purpose outlining your interest in the program, how the course of study relates to your desired career path, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence. References from college or university faculty members are recommended. You may request recommendations through your MyJefferson account.
  • Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    68551 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1399 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    68551 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1399 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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