Historic Preservation Degrees

Master of Historic Preservation
The two-year Master of Historic Preservation (MHP) meshes individual and collaborative coursework with practical experience to explore the pressing issues of the historic preservation profession including conservation, preservation planning and design, economic development, public policy, and cultural diversity. The MHP prepares students for a number of rewarding careers in the social, physical, and economic constructs of the built environment.

Interdisciplinary Dual Degrees
The School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation offers more than a dozen dual-degree options for students who wish to explore beyond a singular discipline, capitalizing on the depth and breadth of offerings of the University of Maryland.

Certificate in Historic Preservation
The Certificate in Historic Preservation is a 16 or 17-credit program consisting of four required courses and two electives from the student’s home degree program, selected in consultation with the HISP advisor.

Historic preservation students and professors in front of a tobacco barn in Concord, Maryland. Photo courtesy of Sara Baum.
Historic preservation students and professors in front of a tobacco barn in Concord, Maryland. Photo courtesy of Sara Baum.