The Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation provides students with a foundation in the theory and practice of the conservation of historic buildings, structures, places, and landscapes. Depending on potential career paths, students can choose coursework that addresses local history research, law, economics, materials conservation, planning, and architectural and construction management practice. Potential areas of employment in which a student could use the skills gained through this certificate include architecture and landscape architecture, construction, planning and environmental review, historic site administration, and advocacy in local, state, and federal governmental agencies, non-profit advocacy organizations, and private consulting firms.
Admission External Applicants for the Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in order to be eligible for Graduate Certificate Admission. Other admission requirements for external applicants are:
- Application Form
- Official transcripts for all previous undergraduate and graduate work
- All University required fees
Internal applicants who are enrolled in other RWU Graduate Degree Programs may sign up for the Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation through a Curriculum Declaration Form, and complete a Graduate Degree and a Graduate Certificate program concurrently