MS in Historic Preservation


College of Architecture & the Built Environment


Master of Science


East Falls


On Campus



Enrollment Options

Full Time, Part Time

Study Abroad

A key feature of the program is an optional study away component. Students will have the opportunity to spend a semester studying the preservation of modern architecture at the iconic Bauhaus Building (1926) in Dessau, Germany, designed by Walter Gropius, as part of the curriculum of the Hochschule Anhalt (Anhalt University of Applied Sciences) Master’s degree in Cultural Heritage Preservation.

Other opportunities include summer options to research the preservation of modernism at the Terragni Archive in Como, Italy. Students may also study the preservation of 18th and 19th century vernacular architecture at the Preservation Institute in Nantucket, MA.