Master of Science in Design & Historic Preservation

The Design & Historic Preservation Master of Science program uses Hancock Shaker Village, one of the largest and best preserved Shaker sites in the nation, as a primary study site. The Shaker’s deep-seated commitment to sustainability in building, living and farming is the philosophical ground for the program’s curriculum. Students learn and expand their skills in architectural design, historic preservation, construction, restoration, town planning, as well as their understanding of historic site management while working closely with leading preservationists in the state and region.

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Masters program

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August 1, 2010


Hancock Shaker Village
Pittsfield, MA 01201
United States

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Max Page

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Max Page

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College of Humanities and Fine Arts/Art, Architecture, and Art History

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