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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
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Historic Preservation [Graduate Certificate]

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A five-course curriculum granting a certificate for completion and satisfactory academic performance is available for non-degree students. It is designed for planners, historic-district commissioners and others interested in the preservation field. Program Website

Program Admission

Graduate School Application

After reviewing the admission requirements below, please select the appropriate application. The University is transitioning application platforms; pay close attention when selecting the application below.

The program you are applying to may not accept applicants every semester.

For additional information regarding the application process, please see Graduate Admissions or International Admissions.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Graduate School Requirements

A four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an equivalent degree from a non-U.S. institution. In addition, a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale, or 3.0 in the last half of the undergraduate program, is required for full admission. Applicants who do not meet minimum admission requirements may be considered for conditional admission. See International Admissions for international applicant requirements.

Applicants must also meet the following program requirements:

  • Personal Statement
  • One letter of recommendation

Department Information

Geography & Geology | Christine Clark, Ph.D., Department Head | 140D Strong Hall, 734.487.0218,

Advisor Information

Nancy Bryk, 140F Strong Hall, 734.487.7575,

Dan Bonenberger, Ph.D., 140I Strong Hall, 734.487.8750,

Matthew Cook, Ph.D., 140X Strong Hall, 734.487.8485,

Degree Requirements: 12-14 hours

Following admission, the student should consult with the historic preservation program coordinator regarding completion of the course requirements. This certificate requires 11 to 14 hours of course work distributed among required courses and restricted elective courses as follows:

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