Other Degree and Certificate Options

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Accelerated Master of Historic Preservation Degree

The Accelerated MHP degree is open to applicants who hold an undergraduate degree in historic preservation and 5 years of experience in preservation or a closely-related field, or applicants who hold a graduate degree in a related discipline (e.g. history, architectural history, archaeology, planning, interior design) and 3 years of experience in preservation or a closely-related field. Admission is subject to approval by the MHP Coordinator and execution of an approved program of study agreement tailored to the individual student. The minimum number of credit hours required for the Accelerated MHP is 39, which includes 9 hours of thesis research and writing.

Accelerated Master of Historic Preservation and Master of Environmental Planning and Design

The intent of this degree is to offer students the combination of a MHP and MEPD degree, but in fewer number of years than if the two degrees were taken separately. Students who wish to complete a MEPD degree in addition to the MHP may take advantage of the accelerated MEPD option, with approval of the MEPD Coordinator, a signed and approved program of study is developed for those student who qualify for a “waiver” consideration. For more information click here.

Joint Juris Doctor and Master of Historic Preservation Degree Programdualdegree2-02

This program provides both the JD and MHP degrees allowing a student to earn both degrees in four years, eliminating approximately one year of academic work. Students must submit separate applications to the Law School and the Graduate School and be accepted by both units to participate in the program. For information about applications to the Juris Doctor program contact the Law School Admissions Office (706-542-7060); for historic preservation applications and information, contact the Director for Graduate Studies in Historic Preservation (706-542-4720). For more information click here.

Master in the Study of Law (M.S.L.)

The Master in the Study of Law (M.S.L.) is a non-thesis graduate degree available through the School of Law for students interested in developing a general understanding of legal issues that intersect with their academic or professional interests.  The degree program gives students the opportunity to create an individualized program of study by selecting courses specific to their interests from the School of Law’s extensive curriculum. For students in the College of Environmental Design, these courses might include studies in areas such as Property law, Land Use and Planning, Natural Resources and Environmental law, or Constitutional law.  The M.S.L degree is for those who seek some knowledge of the law but do not aspire, necessarily, to become practicing attorneys.  The degree requires the completion of at least 30 semester hours of course work, which can be completed in one year for full-time students, or up to three years for part-time students.  To learn more about the program and the application process, please visit click here.


Certificate Programs

Several programs inside and outside of the CED offer Graduate Certificates.  Students in the MHP program may use their electives to work towards the certificates listed below. Certificates in Historic Preservation Studies and Historic Landscape Preservation offered through the MHP program are open to candidates who have already earned or are working towards their master’s degree. The Certificate in Historic Preservation Studies has a special track offered fro undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students. Many certificates require a formal application.  Be sure to read full descriptions of the certificates and their requirements by visiting their webpages.  

Certificate in Historic Preservation Studies

This certificate is available to students currently enrolled in a master’s program at UGA as well as individuals who already hold a master’s degree. For more information click here.

A new Certificate in Historic Preservation Studies is now available for all undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students at the University of Georgia. For more information click here.

Certificate in Historic Landscape Preservation

This certificate is available to students currently enrolled in a master’s program at UGA as well as individuals who already hold a master’s degree. For more information click here.

Certificate in Environmental Ethics

The graduate certificate in Environmental Ethics helps students view environmental issues and develop the ability to make decisions about environmental problems from an interdisciplinary. The graduate certificate requires the completion of at least 18 semester hours of course work, including 10 to 11 hours of work in four core courses, 4 to 5 hours of graduate work in approved electives, an oral exam, and an approved research paper in environmental ethics designed for at least 3 hours of graduate credit. Visit the website.

Certificate in Nonprofit Management

MHP students interested in a career in nonprofit management can receive a certificate in that field by completing the program requirements through the University of Georgia Institute for Nonprofit Management. The program consists of a minimum of 4 courses of 3 semester hours each, drawn from the core courses of the Master’s degree curriculum of the Institute. Visit the website.

Certificate in Native American Studies

MHP students interested Native American issues can receive a graduate certificate in that field by completing the program requirements through the University of Georgia Institute of Native American Studies. The program requires 15 hours of course work that includes an introductory directed study, a research methods course, courses in two core areas of the program, and a field examination. Visit the website.

Other Graduate Certificates

For information on other graduate certificates offered by the University of Georgia, please visit the certificate directory on the Graduate School website.

 

James Reap
jreap@nulluga.edu
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706 542-4706