Advisers: Ted J. Ligibel, Ph.D.
235 Strong Hall
Web site: http://www.emich.edu/public/geo/HP/HP.html
The M.S. in Historic Preservation requires a minimum of 36 hours. The master’s curriculum emphasizes preparation for careers in historic preservation in a planning, administrative, historic museum, consulting or heritage tourism capacity. This general studies program provides practical experience through workstudy, internship, cooperative education and field study opportunities.
Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution;
Meet Graduate School admission requirements; and
Have attained at least a 2.75 grade point average in the major field during the last two undergraduate years.
In addition to completing the Graduate School application form, the applicant must obtain program application forms from the historic preservation coordinator and follow all application procedures.
Otherwise promising students who do not meet Graduate School or departmental undergraduate GPA requirements may be granted conditional admission. Students who fulfill the probationary requirements may be granted regular admission.
Selection, in consultation with the program adviser, of a course of study in historic preservation.
Completion of 36 hours of approved graduate-level course work beyond the bachelor’s degree as described below under course requirements.
Completion of prerequisite courses. The number of hours and the specific courses will be stipulated by the program adviser according to the student’s prior course work.