Historic Preservation M.S.
Master of Science in Historic Preservation
Drawing on Pratt’s interdisciplinary strengths in architecture; urban design; and city, regional, and environmental planning; the graduate Historic Preservation program prepares students for leadership within a continuously changing preservation context. With a broad grasp of cultural heritage issues, law, policy, and practice coupled with documentation, evaluation, communication, and interpretative skills, the program’s scholars are prepared with the essential practical and professional tools of the ﬁeld. Case studies and interaction with community leaders and practitioners insures an integrative, interdisciplinary, and inclusive approach. The New York City environment, its urban context, and an accomplished faculty support the goal of excellence and national recognition in the ﬁeld.
Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Applications will be accepted after the deadline until the program is full. TOEFL of 600 (250 or 100 Internet) is required for international students. Applications will be accepted after the deadline if there is room.
Requirements for Historic Preservation, 2012
Semester 1Complete these courses.
PR-640 History and Theory of Preservation
PR-651 Building Technology
PR-643B Architecture & Urban History: Europe Middle East, Asia
Semester 2Complete these courses.
PR-661 Preservation Law & Policy
PR-642A Concepts of Heritage
PR-643A Architecture & Urban History: U.S. States
Semester 3Complete these courses plus 3 credits of Preservation Electives.
PR-652A Interventions, Additions, Alterations, And Adaptive Re-Use OR
PR-891 Demo Professional Competence
Semester 4Complete these courses plus 3 credits of Preservation Electives and 3 credits of All Institute Electives.
PR-840 Preservation Studio