Academic Programs

NCPE has reviewed historic preservation education programs throughout the United States, according to our membership standards. The programs, linked to below, all comply with these standards.

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Program Degree(s) Contact Information Areas of Study Enrollment
American College of the Building Arts (ACBA)
Charleston, SC
AAS BAS Lucas Adams
(843) 577-5245
adamsl@buildingartscollege.us
Architectural History, Building Craft Training, Building Technology & Materials, Design, Fieldwork, Internships, Preservation Philosophy 80
Ball State University (BSU)
Muncie, Indiana
MA/MS Jonathan Spodek
(765) 285-1920
jspodek@bsu.edu
Adaptive Reuse, Documentation, Economic Development, Internships, Neighborhoods, Planning, Preservation Law, Preservation Technology 24
Belmont College
St. Clairsville, Ohio
AAS David R. Mertz
(740) 695-9500
dmertz@belmontcollege.edu
Building Analysis, Building Craft Training, Community-Based Projects, Fieldwork, Preservation Philosophy, Preservation Technology 100
Boston Architectural College (BAC)
Boston, Massachusetts
MA/MS Eleni Glekas
(617) 585-0259
eleni.glekas@the-bac.edu
Building Technology & Materials, Capstone, Documentation, Internships, Preservation Law & Finance, Preservation Planning, Preservation Project Design, Travel 30
Boston University (BU)
Boston, Massachusetts
MA/MS Daniel Bluestone
(617) 353-9910
dblues@bu.edu
Archaeology, Architectural History, Conservation, Cultural Landscapes, Documentation, Planning, Preservation Planning, Research, Vernacular Architecture 10
Bucks County Community College
Newtown, Pennsylvania
Certificate Patricia J. Fisher-Olsen
(215) 968-8286
fisherol@bucks.edu
Architectural History, Building Technology & Materials, Documentation, Hands-On Techniques, Material Culture, Measured Drawings, Preservation Funding 60
California State Polytechnic University (Cal Poly Pomona)
Pomona, California
MA/MS Lauren Weiss Bricker
(909) 869-2704
lwbricker@cpp.edu
Architectural Conservation, Building Analysis, Design, History, Preservation Planning, Recent Past, Theory 10
Clatsop Community College (CCC)
Astoria, Oregon
AAS Certificate Lucien Swerdloff
(503) 338-2301
lswerdloff@clatsopcc.edu
Architectural History, Building Analysis, Documentation, Fieldwork, Hands-On Techniques, Internships, Materials & Methods 20
Clemson University & College of Charleston
Charleston, South Carolina
MA/MS Carter L. Hudgins
(843) 937-9596
chudgin@clemson.edu
Building Analysis, Building Technology & Materials, Building Treatment, Conservation, Cultural Significance, Documentation, Preservation Policy 29
College of Charleston
Charleston, South Carolina
BA/BS Minor R. Grant Gilmore III
(843) 953-6352
gilmorerg@cofc.edu
Architectural History, Built Environment, Community-Based Projects, Design, Hands-On Techniques, Preservation Planning 150
Colorado State University (CSU)
Fort Collins, Colorado
MA/MS Sarah Payne
(970) 491-6087
sarah.payne@colostate.edu
Archives, Building Technology & Materials, Environmental History & Conservation, Museum Curatorship & Management 15
Columbia University
New York, New York
MA/MS PhD Jorge Otero-Pailos & Devin Gray
(212) 854-3080
jo2050@columbia.edu
Architectural Conservation, Building Analysis, Design, History, Preservation Law, Preservation Planning, Recent Past, Theory 55
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
MA/MS PhD Michael Tomlan
(607) 255-7261
mat4@cornell.edu
Advocacy, Building Technology & Materials, Documentation, Fieldwork, History, Preservation Law, Preservation Planning, Research, Theory 20
Eastern Michigan University (EMU)
Ypsilanti, Michigan
MA/MS Ted J. Ligibel
(734) 487-0232
tligibel@emich.edu
Administration, Community-Based Projects, Cultural Landscapes, Documentation, Interpretation, Preservation Planning, Settlement Geography, Tourism, Vernacular Architecture 90
George Washington University (GW)
Washington, DC
MA/MS PhD Richard Longstreth
(202) 994-6098
rwl@gwu.edu
Administration, Architectural History, Documentation, Folklore, Material Culture, Urban Studies 15
Georgia State University (GSU)
Atlanta, Georgia
MA/MS Certificate Richard Laub
(404) 413-6365
rlaub@gsu.edu
Architectural History, Archives, Building Technology & Materials, Community-Based Projects, Conservation, Cultural Resource Management, Museum Curatorship & Management, Museum Studies, Preservation Planning, Research 60
Goucher College
Baltimore, Maryland
MA/MS Richard Wagner
(410) 337-6200
rwagner@goucher.edu
Cultural Landscapes, Preservation Policy, Sustainability 40
Historic New England
Boston, MA
Certificate Sally Zimmerman
617-994-6644
szimmerman@historicnewengland.org
Architectural History, Archives, Building Analysis, Collections, Conservation, Cultural Landscapes, Internships, Museum Curatorship & Management, Preservation Philosophy 20
HistoriCorps Institute
Denver, CO & Petersburg, VA
Certificate Robert W. Ogle
804-895-6112
rogle@historicorps.org
Archaeology, Architectural History, Documentation, Hands-On Techniques, Preservation Philosophy, Project Management 45
Lamar Community College (LCC)
Lamar, Colorado
AAS Certificate George McQueen
(303) 893-4260 x231
george.mcqueen@lamarcc.edu
Building Technology & Materials, Hands-On Techniques, History, Preservation Law & Finance, Theory 20
Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
MA/MS PhD Rebecca Conard
(615) 898-2423
rebecca.conard@mtsu.edu
Architectural History, Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resource Management, Environmental History & Conservation, Fieldwork, Heritage 50
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT)
Varies
Certificate Kirk Cordell
(318) 356-7444
kirk_cordell@nps.gov
Archaeology, Architecture, Collections, Conservation, Landscape
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
Natchitoches, LA

(318) 356-7444
ncptt@nps.gov
Architectural Conservation, Building Analysis, Building Craft Training, Building Technology & Materials, Documentation, Hands-On Techniques, Materials & Methods, Preservation Technology
Plymouth State University (PSU)
Plymouth, New Hampshire
MA/MS Certificate Stacey G. Yap
(603) 535-2333
staceyy@plymouth.edu
Building Technology & Materials, Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Property Law, Cultural Resource Management, Documentation, Preservation Planning, Public Policy, Research, Tourism 40
Pratt Institute
New York, New York
MA/MS Nadya Nenadich
(718) 399-4326
nnenadic@pratt.edu
Advocacy, Community-Based Projects, Conservation, Documentation, Heritage, Internships, Preservation Law, Preservation Policy, Sustainability 36
Roger Williams University (RWU)
Bristol, Rhode Island
BA/BS MA/MS Minor Hasan-Uddin Khan; Eric Schmigle; Marcus Hanscom
(401) 254-3061; (401) 254-3144; (401) 254-3345
pmarshall@rwu.edu
Advocacy, Architectural Conservation, Architectural History, Architecture, Building Rehabilitation, Community-Based Projects, Design, Documentation, Economics, Fieldwork, Hands-On Techniques, Heritage Management, Internships, Law & Policy, Leadership, Planning, Preservation Planning, Preservation Policy, Preservation Project Design, Project Management, Social Science Methods, Study Abroad, Values-Based Planning 70
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey
MA/MS Certificate Maria Trinidad Rico
(732) 932-7041

Archaeology, Architecture, History, Internships 18
Salve Regina University
Newport, Rhode Island
BA/BS Minor Jon Bernard Marcoux
(401) 341-2252
jon.marcoux@salve.edu
Archaeology, Architectural History, Documentation, Local History, Preservation Planning 20
Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD)
Savannah, Georgia (and online)
BA/BS MA/MS Certificate Justin Gunther
(912) 525-6914
historicpreservation@scad.edu
Architectural Conservation, Building Analysis, Building Technology & Materials, Community-Based Projects, Cultural Landscapes, Economic Development, Economics, Fieldwork, Internships, Preservation Planning, Preservation Policy, Sustainability 100
Savannah Technical College
Savannah, GA
AAS Certificate Benjamin Curran
912-443-5864
bcurran@savannahtech.edu
Architectural Conservation, Architectural History, Building Analysis, Building Craft Training, Building Rehabilitation, Building Technology & Materials, Building Treatment, Documentation, Fieldwork, Hands-On Techniques, Materials & Methods, Measured Drawings, Preservation Technology, Site-Specific Work 25
School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SIAC)
Chicago, Illinois
MA/MS Anne Sullivan
(312) 629-6680
asulli@saic.edu
Community-Based Projects, Documentation, Interiors, Landscape, Study Abroad 30
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
BA/BS Steven J. Hoffman
(573) 651-2808
shoffman@semo.edu
Archives, Built Environment, Fieldwork, History, Internships, Local History, Museum Curatorship & Management, Site Management 70
SUNY Buffalo
Buffalo, New York
MA/MS Certificate Ashima Krishna
(716) 829-5325
ashimakr@buffalo.edu
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
Minor Certificate Kevin T. Glowacki
979.845.8194
kglowacki@tamu.edu
Adaptive Reuse, Anthropology, Architecture, Cultural Landscapes, Documentation, Economic Development, Preservation Philosophy, Preservation Technology, Study Abroad, Sustainability, Theory 25
Texas Tech University (TTU)
Lubbock, Texas
Certificate John White
(806) 834-1192
john.white@ttu.edu
Community-Based Projects, Cultural Resource Management, Documentation, International Preservation, Preservation Planning 12
Tulane University
New Orleans, Louisiana
MA/MS Minor Certificate John Stubbs
(504) 865-5389
jstubbs2@tulane.edu
Architectural Conservation, Building Analysis, Building Technology & Materials, Community-Based Projects, Documentation, Fieldwork, History, Preservation Law, Preservation Planning, Study Abroad, Theory 25
University of Arizona (UA)
Tucson, Arizona
Certificate Gina Chorover
(520) 626-7675
gchorove@email.arizona.edu
Anthropology, Archaeology, Community Revitalization, Cultural Resource Management, Documentation, International Preservation, Internships, Landscape, Preservation Planning, Recent Past, Sustainability 10
University of Central Arkansas (UCA)
Conway, Arkansas
BA/BS Ann Ballard Bryan
(501) 450-5957
abryan@uca.edu
Architectural History, Built Environment, Interiors, Internships, Preservation Philosophy, Study Abroad 57
University of Cincinnati (UC)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Certificate Jeff Tilman

jeff.tilman@uc.edu
Archaeology, Architectural Conservation, Architectural History, Architecture, Geography, History, Interiors, Preservation Planning, Urban Studies 25
University of Colorado, Denver (CU Denver)
Denver, Colorado
MA/MS Christopher Koziol
(303) 315-5874
christopher.koziol@ucdenver.edu
Architecture, Building Technology & Materials, Cultural Landscapes, Documentation, Interpretation, Planning, Project Management 30
University of Florida (UF)
Gainesville, Florida
MA/MS PhD Certificate Morris Hylton, III
(352) 392-0252 x457
mhylton@dcp.ufl.edu
Architectural Conservation, Architecture, Building Craft Training, Design, Documentation, Economics, Hands-On Techniques, History, Interiors, Landscape, Neighborhoods, Planning, Preservation Law, Research, Theory 50
University of Georgia (UGA)
Athens, Georgia
MA/MS Certificate James K. Reap; Mark Reinberger
(706) 542-4706; (706) 542-4706
jreap@uga.edu
Adaptive Reuse, Advocacy, Building Technology & Materials, Documentation, Economic Development, Environmental History & Conservation, Landscape 40
University of Hawai'i, Manoa (UH Manoa)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Certificate William Chapman
(808) 956-8826
historic@hawaii.edu
Administration, Documentation, Material Culture, Surveys 25
University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign (UIUC)
Champaign, Illinois
MA/MS Paul Hardin Kapp
(217) 244-3531
phkapp@illinois.edu
Architectural History, Architecture, Documentation, Preservation Philosophy, Preservation Planning 12
University of Kentucky (UK)
Lexington, Kentucky
MA/MS Certificate Daniel Vivian
(859) 323-6392
daniel.vivian@uky.edu
Architectural History, Building Rehabilitation, Cultural Landscapes, Design, Interiors, Preservation Planning 12
University of Mary Washington (UMW)
Fredericksburg, Virginia
BA/BS Andrea Smith
(540) 654-1316
alsmith@umw.edu
Archaeology, Architectural Conservation, Documentation, Fieldwork, Folklore, Museum Curatorship & Management, Museum Studies, Planning, Study Abroad, Urban Studies 120
University of Maryland (UMD)
College Park, Maryland
MA/MS Certificate Donald Linebaugh
(301) 405-6309
dwline@umd.edu
Adaptive Reuse, Archaeology, Community-Based Projects, Economic Development, Preservation Law, Preservation Philosophy, Preservation Planning, Recent Past 30
University of Massachusetts (UMASS)
Amherst, Massachusetts
MA/MS Max Page
(413) 545-6940
mpage@art.umass.edu
Advocacy, Architectural Conservation, Building Analysis, Building Craft Training, Building Technology & Materials, History, Preservation Policy, Sustainability, Theory 20
University of Minnesota (UMN)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
MA/MS Greg Donofrio
(612) 626-1107
donofrio@umn.edu
Archaeology, Cultural Resource Management, Economics, Museum Studies, Preservation Planning, Preservation Policy, Tourism, UNESCO Policy 15
University of New Mexico (UNM)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Certificate Francisco Uviña
(505) 277-2903
fuvina@unm.edu
Cultural Landscapes, Design, Local History, Preservation Planning, Public History, Vernacular Architecture 25
University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG)
Greensboro, North Carolina
Certificate Jo Leimenstoll
(336) 334-5320
jrleimen@uncg.edu
Architectural Conservation, Design, Material Culture, Public Policy 15
University of Notre Dame (ND)
Notre Dame, IN
MA/MS Steven Semes and Alan Robert DeFrees
(574) 631-6137
semes.1@nd.edu
Architectural Conservation, Building Technology & Materials, Documentation, Theory, Vernacular Architecture 10
University of Oregon (UO)
Eugene, Oregon
MA/MS Jim Buckley
(541) 346-2115
jbuckley@uoregon.edu
Architectural History, Building Technology & Materials, Documentation, Hands-On Techniques, Preservation Law 25
University of Pennsylvania (UPENN)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
MA/MS Certificate Randy Mason
(215) 898-3169
rfmason@design.upenn.edu
Architectural Conservation, Cultural Landscapes, Design, Preservation Planning, Site Management, Study Abroad 70
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, Califormia
MA/MS Certificate Trudi Sandmeier
(213) 821-5452
sandmeie@usc.edu
Architectural History, Building Technology & Materials, Documentation, Landscape, Preservation Law, Recent Past, Research 25
University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)
Austin, Texas
MA/MS PhD Michael Holleran
(512) 471-3792
holleran@mail.utexas.edu
Architectural Conservation, Architectural History, Architecture, Design, Interiors, Landscape, Preservation Planning, Sustainability 35
University of Texas at San Antonio (UT San Antonio)
San Antonio, Texas
Certificate William A. Dupont
(210) 458-3092
william.dupont@utsa.edu
Building Analysis, Building Technology & Materials, Conservation, Cultural Sustainability, Documentation, Fieldwork, Planning, Preservation Law, Project Management 41
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
MA/MS Robert A. Young
(801) 581-8254
young@arch.utah.edu
Building Technology & Materials, Community Revitalization, Community-Based Projects, Documentation, Sustainability 15
University of Vermont (UVM)
Burlington, Vermont
MA/MS Thomas Visser
(802) 656-3180
historic.preservation@uvm.edu
Architectural Conservation, Building Analysis, Community-Based Projects, Digital Technologies, Landscape, Preservation Law, Sustainability 24
University of Virginia (UVA)
Charlottesville, Virginia
Certificate Andrew Johnston
(434) 924-6458
asj4w@virginia.edu
Architectural History, Architecture, Community-Based Projects, Cultural Landscapes, Landscape, Study Abroad, Theory, Urban Studies 30
University of Washington (UW)
Seattle, Washington
Certificate Manish Chalana
(206) 616-6051
chalana@uw.edu
Architectural History, Architecture, Community-Based Projects, Design, International Preservation, Landscape, Preservation Planning 15
Ursuline College
Pepper Pike, Ohio
BA/BS MA/MS Bari Oyler Stith
(440) 646 8135
bstith@ursuline.edu
Architectural History, Design, Documentation, Interiors, Internships, Measured Drawings, Planning, Preservation Law 32
  • American College of the Building Arts

    Degree(s) offered: AAS BAS
  • University of Mary Washington

    Degree(s) offered: BA/BS
  • Ball State University

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • Boston Architectural College

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • Belmont College

    Degree(s) offered: AAS
  • College of Charleston

    Degree(s) offered: BA/BS Minor
  • Clatsop Community College

    Degree(s) offered: AAS Certificate
  • Lamar Community College

    Degree(s) offered: AAS Certificate
  • Roger Williams University

    Degree(s) offered: BA/BS MA/MS Minor
  • Salve Regina University

    Degree(s) offered: BA/BS Minor
  • Savannah College of Art & Design

    Degree(s) offered: BA/BS MA/MS Certificate
  • Southeast Missouri State University

    Degree(s) offered: BA/BS
  • University of Central Arkansas

    Degree(s) offered: BA/BS
  • Ursuline College

    Degree(s) offered: BA/BS MA/MS
  • Boston University

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • Clemson University & College of Charleston

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • Columbia University

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS PhD
  • Cornell University

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS PhD
  • Eastern Michigan University

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • Georgia State University

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS Certificate
  • Goucher College

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • Plymouth State University

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS Certificate
  • Pratt Institute

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • Rutgers University

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS Certificate
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • Texas Tech University

    Degree(s) offered: Certificate
  • Tulane University

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS Minor Certificate
  • University of Colorado, Denver

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • University of Florida

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS PhD Certificate
  • University of Georgia

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS Certificate
  • University of Kentucky

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS Certificate
  • University of Maryland

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS Certificate
  • University of Massachusetts

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • University of Minnesota

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • University of Oregon

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • University of Pennsylvania

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS Certificate
  • University of Southern California

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS Certificate
  • University of Texas at Austin

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS PhD
  • University of Vermont

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • California State Polytechnic University

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • Colorado State University

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • George Washington University

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS PhD
  • Middle Tennessee State University

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS PhD
  • University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    Degree(s) offered: Certificate
  • University of Utah

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • Bucks County Community College

    Degree(s) offered: Certificate
  • National Center for Preservation Technology and Training

    Degree(s) offered: Certificate
  • Texas A&M University

    Degree(s) offered: Minor Certificate
  • University of Arizona

    Degree(s) offered: Certificate
  • University of Cincinnati

    Degree(s) offered: Certificate
  • University of Hawai’i, Manoa

    Degree(s) offered: Certificate
  • University of New Mexico

    Degree(s) offered: Certificate
  • University of Texas at San Antonio

    Degree(s) offered: Certificate
  • University of Virginia

    Degree(s) offered: Certificate
  • University of Washington

    Degree(s) offered: Certificate
  • Historic New England

    Degree(s) offered: Certificate
  • University of Notre Dame

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS
  • Savannah Technical College

    Degree(s) offered: AAS Certificate
  • HistoriCorps Institute

    Degree(s) offered: Certificate
  • National Center for Preservation Technology and Training

    Degree(s) offered:
  • SUNY Buffalo

    Degree(s) offered: MA/MS Certificate