Master of Design: Historic Preservation

The program is geared toward working professionals and others who wish to maintain employment while pursuing an advanced degree, or individual courses. Courses are offered on a schedule that allows students to commute to Amherst and Pittsfield for concentrated classes on alternating Fridays and Saturdays in the fall and spring semesters.

Evidence of design background, historic preservation policy knowledge, and/or expertise in the building trades is required for admission.

Credits may be transferable to alternate advanced degree programs as well as AIA Mandatory Continuing Education.

For more information please visit the Historic Preservation Program.

Application Process

1. Submit an on-line application to UMass Office of Graduate Admissions 

2. Submit a letter and portfolio (showing evidence of artistic, design, and/or preservation projects) to:

The Department of Architecture
210 Design Building
551 North Pleasant Street
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003-9330

To learn more, contact:

Program Directors

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