Historic Preservation Planning, M.A. (Ithaca)

Program Description

Historic preservation planning (M.A.).
This program prepares students for work in the history and preservation of buildings in a variety of urban and rural contexts. Two years of course work normally are needed. Students are required to complete sixty credits, including a six-credit thesis. A basic core of three preservation courses and two semesters of course work in American architectural history is also required; if not satisfied by prior undergraduate work, it should be completed in the first year at Cornell. Students are strongly encouraged to seek summer employment in the field.

Contact Information

Phone: 607 255-4376

235 Sibley Dome
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853

Concentrations by Subject

  • historic preservation planning


2017-2018: $29,500

Application Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadlines:

Fall, Jan. 10; no spring admission

Requirements Summary:

Applicants to all programs are required to submit recent GRE general test scores. A minimum TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based) is required.