Historic Preservation, Master of Historic Preservation (M.H.P.)

Non-thesis only (capstone project required): 45 credits

The Master of Historic Preservation (MHP) requires completion of 45 credits. Required courses cover history and theory of preservation, preservation law, historical research methods,documentation, conservation, preservation economics, preservation planning & policy, group studio/workshop, internship, and independent final project. Elective courses may be taken from all contributing HISP units, and other departments with prior approval from the HISP Director. A description of the full MHP curriculum is available on the program web site at http://arch.umd.edu/hisp/historic-preservation.

Course Title Credits
Required courses:
HISP600History, Theory, and Practice of Historic Preservation3
HISP611Historical Research Methods3
HISP630Preservation Policy and Planning3
HISP635Social and Ethnic Issues in Historic Preservation Practice3
HISP640Historic Preservation Law, Advocacy and Public Policy3
HISP650Historic Preservation Studio Workshop6
HISP655American Vernacular Architecture3
HISP670Conservation of Historic Places: Historic Materials, Building Systems, and Conservation3
HISP680Preservation Economics3
HISP690 (Preservation Management and Practice)2
HISP710Final Project in Historic Preservation I1
HISP711Final Project in Historic Preservation II2
HISP660Internship in Historic Preservation0
HISP619Special Topics in Historic Preservation1
Electives9
Total Credits45