Application Process

As a program within the History Department, the Heritage Preservation program welcomes applications from college seniors and recent college graduates, from international students, and from mature or returning students, including educators, individuals making career changes, and retirees.

Applicants must apply online; click for complete information about the Admissions process.

When to Apply

Applicants for the MHP program are encouraged to apply as early as possible although the department adheres to the college application deadlines:

Fall Semester: March 1*
Spring Semester: November 1
Summer Semester: Does not admit

*Applicants wishing to be considered for an assistantship must apply by February 15th


Apply for Graduate Study

The online application must be used to apply to all graduate degree, non-degree, and transient programs in the College of Arts and Sciences. The application fee is $50.00.

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Admission Criteria

Applicants seeking admission to any graduate certificate and/or degree program should submit the following required materials by the deadline.

*GRE scores are not required for admission

Online Materials:

Three letters of recommendation
Official transcripts (one from each institution attended)

Additional Materials:

Official TOEFL/IELTS scores* (international applicants only)

*Institutional code 5251 should be used for reporting TOEFL scores

Statement of Purpose:

Please submit a statement of your educational and career goals as it relates to your course of study.  Normally two or three pages, with special attention to the applicant’s proposed course of study, likely faculty advisor(s), and possible thesis topics.

Academic Advisor: Candice Merritt
Graduate Director: Chad Keller

For More Information

Mr. Chad Keller is the Director of the MHP program and welcomes inquiries about the program, admissions requirements, and other information helpful to prospective students. You may contact him by emailing [email protected]