Historic Preservation Certificate (Currently Not Accepting New Students)

Program Director: Dr. Pippa Holloway
Peck Hall 239
Graduate Analyst: Mandy Pinkston
The certificate of advanced study in Historic Preservation offers a unique opportunity for students to take relevant courses and conduct fieldwork under the supervision of the staff of the renowned Center for Historic Preservation. Students also work with the staff associated with the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area.

The certificate program seeks to provide an opportunity for students to pursue advanced study in Historic Preservation in addition to in-depth professional training for graduate students seeking employment in preservation organizations, historic sites, museums, and other historical organizations. The certificate in Historic Preservation also provides a transitional bridge to the Ph.D. program in Public History.

For the most current information about the program, department policies, and admission standards, please visit the department website. For more information about the Center for Historic Preservation, please visit the center's website at http://www.mtsuhistpres.org/

Admission Requirements:

To be admitted to the Certificate in Historic Preservation program, a student must submit the following to the College of Graduate Studies:

  • Online application and appropriate application fee
  • Official transcript of all colleges, universities (including business and technical schools). If the transcripts are issued from an international (non-US) institution, a course-by course analysis is required. Original non-US transcripts should be submitted directly to the evaluation service.
  • Official Test Scores of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Applicant must have earned a master's degree from an accredited university or college or have current enrollment in a master's degree program.

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Submit Application Materials to:

College of Graduate Studies
MTSU Box 42
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Test Codes for Middle Tennessee State University:
INFS - 6ZR-KJ-37
MBA (Full-time) - 6ZR-KJ-25
MBA (Part-time) - 6ZR-KJ-52
GRE 1466
MAT 1751
Praxis 1466
TOEFL 1466