M.Sc. On Campus

Historic Preservation

The University of Vermont

12 months
1720 USD/credit 51600 USD/year
1720 USD/credit 51600 USD/year
683 USD/credit 20490 USD/year
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The Historic Preservation MSc degree offered by The University of Vermont is intended to prepare graduate students for broad-based careers in the field of historic preservation. 


The main goal of the Historic Preservation MSc degree offered by The University of Vermont is the development of long-term professional perspectives bolstered by training in appropriate skills. Graduate students are offered an intensive, practical, community-oriented, professional experience. Strong emphasis is placed on hands-on, community-based projects through linkages with local, state and federal groups, organizations and agencies, heritage organizations, museums, and historic sites.

Career prospects

Examples of positions that have been held by graduates of the UVM Historic Preservation Program include: state historic preservation officers; federal historic preservation officers; executive directors and field representatives of prominent non-profit preservation organizations; executive directors of historic site museums; directors of historic preservation revolving funds; historic preservation review coordinators; certified local government coordinators; historic preservation faculty at colleges and universities; downtown preservation development managers; and principals and associates of historic preservation consulting firms and cultural resource management companies. Additional examples of organizations that have employed UVM Historic Preservation Program alumni are listed below. More information on preservation career opportunities is available at the Historic Preservation Jobs & Internships page.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of American Architecture
  • History on the Land
  • Historic Preservation: Development Economics
  • Historic Preservation Law
  • Researching Historic Structures and Sites
  • Community Preservation Project
  • Contemporary Preservation Planning and Policy
  • Historic Preservation Practice Methods
  • Architectural Conservation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Electronic Application
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Application Fee of $65.00 for Master and Doctoral; $20 for Certificate of Graduate Study
  • Email addresses for three people who will provide letters of recommendation. This information is submitted within the application and letters are sent from the recommender directly to us through the application portal. 
  • One transcript from each institution you have attended, including the one you currently attend. Unofficial transcripts uploaded by you are sufficient for the review process for most programs. Official transcripts are only required if you are admitted.
  • Residential Status Questionnaire
  • Test scores for English proficiency for applicants whose native language is not English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1720 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    51600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1720 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    20490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 683 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Burlington

1269 - 1888 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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