Compare 6 Masters Programs in Historic Preservation

A master’s degree is a unit of study open to students at the gradual level. Students pursuing a program have the potential to expand their knowledge for the advancement of their careers or in preparation for doctorate programs. Completing a program typically takes one to two years.

What is a Master in Historic Preservation? These programs offer a thorough study of history, the preservation of buildings and artifacts and the socioeconomic significance of conservation in a larger scope. Course topics may include a technical look at architectural inspection and rehabilitation, conceptual research and analysis of the impact of preservation, European culture and heritage and urban rehabilitation laws. Students have the opportunity to cement a strong background of social and historical knowledge to draw on when applying the acquired skills necessary for rehabilitation intervention. 

Completing a master’s degree can equip students with many valuable and marketable skills. Learning efficient research methods, understanding how to communicate and consult as an expert in the field and being able to plan and organize projects can all benefit students competing for higher paying positions or continuing education.

The cost of beginning a program may vary depending upon each institution’s location and course duration. Prospective students should contact specific schools for further information about cost and requirements.

A Master in Historic Preservation offers a unique opportunity for students to become experts in a specialized field. Graduates can expect to find a variety of potential careers including researchers in public and private sectors, historians, preservation consultants, preservation project managers, preservation and design planners, community development directors, archivists, curators, event coordinators, library technicians, natural resource specialists and teachers.

Online courses, part-time schedules and international options are all available for students to explore. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

6 Results in Historic Preservation Filter

Master in Restoration and Reorganisation of Architectural Monuments

Nakhchivan State University
Campus Full-time September 2019 Azerbaijan Nakhchivan

The specialty of Architecture was established at the faculty of Fine Arts. The faculty of Engineering was established in 2005-2006 academic year and the chair of Architecture have been included in its composition.

Master's degree in architectural rehabilitation

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full-time 1 year September 2019 Spain A Coruña

The Master's Degree in Architectural Rehabilitation is an annual cycle of studies whose purpose is to offer advanced training in the areas of inspection and intervention in the built heritage.

Masters in banking, financial markets and asset management

OBS Business School
Online Full-time Part-time 12 months Request Info Spain Barcelona Madrid + 2 more

The Master in Banking, Financial Markets and Asset Management OBS enables you to obtain various certifications for professional financial advice EFPA (European Financial Planning Association) certification and training provides you with international vision, to progress successfully in your career in the financial sector, enabling you ...

Master in Science for the Conservation - Restoration of Cultural Heritage

University of Bologna
Campus Full-time 2 years October 2019 Italy Ravenna

The course is aimed at the education and training of Conservation Scientist, a scientist with knowledge on chemistry, physics, biology, geology and informatics applied to cultural heritage and further knowledge in conservation (ethics, history, cultural values, historical technologies, past and present conservation technologies and practice, specific scientific aspects, etc.).

Master in Engineering of Building Processes and Systems: Historic Buildings Rehabilitation

University of Bologna
Campus Full-time 2 years Request Info Italy Ravenna

HBR international curriculum is built to meet the needs of new professionals, by focusing on the diagnosis of conservation conditions and on the definition of procedures for consolidation and rehabilitation of the historic artefacts.

Masters in Historical Studies

Nalanda University
Campus Full-time 2 years Request Info India Delhi

The School of Historical Studies (SHS) is a dynamic community of faculty members and graduate students, engaged in a systematic and rigorous inquiry into some of the fundamental questions that concern historical experiences within and beyond Asia. The thrust areas of the School, Asian Interconnections, Anthropology, East Asian History, Cultural History, Oral History, Economic History and History of Science - are built on the foundation of ancient Nalanda. The new Nalanda University chiefly plays a role as a conduit of India's vibrant intellectual, religious and economic linkages with the world, and the aim of the School Of Historical Studies is to open new frontiers of knowledge on Asian and non-Asian cultural, historical and philosophical contexts. Faculty members combine a rich variety of methodologies and disciplinary backgrounds to bear on their research and teaching of history including anthropology, sociology, archaeology, religious studies, philosophy, economic history, political science, philology, visual studies, and art history. Students in the School develop critical understandings of cultural-political histories, economic histories, intellectual histories, oral and visual histories, history of science, and religious histories.