History and Historic Preservation (Joint Program)
|General Requirements:||Statement of Purpose|
|TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)|
|Program-Specific Requirements:||Letters of Recommendation (3)|
|Description of Research/Work Experience*** (optional)|
|Portfolio PDF Upload (optional)|
|Must be admitted by both programs to pursue dual degree.|
|Application Deadlines:||January 13, 2023 (Fall 2023 Domestic/International)|
Department of Historic Preservation: arch.umd.edu/programs/historic-preservation
Department of History: www.history.umd.edu
*Dual program with the School of Architecture.
**A writing sample of at least 10-30 pages. This can be previous individual academic work or professional work. It does not necessarily have to be related to historic preservation, however a related topic is preferred. Upload to the Writing Sample section of the Uploads Requirements page in the application.
***Other than the required questions for the Statement of Purpose asked by the University of Maryland, the History Department asks applicants to include content that emphasizes academic and research interests: (a) what is the applicant interested in studying and why, (b) what the applicant might be interested in working on for the M.A. thesis and (c) how the applicant’s prior education has provided good training for graduate work in the particular field of interest.