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Historic Preservation

Historical preservation is concerned with the maintenance and repair of historic objects. This program is designed to develop an appreciation for and a working knowledge of the issues and techniques involved in historic preservation.

The College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning and McMicken College of Arts and Sciences collaborate in offering this special program of studies in historic preservation. The program is open to degree candidates in any program in either college. The certificate is awarded concurrently with a bachelor's degree.

Degree: CERT3

Full-time program duration: 1.0 Years

Location: West Campus

Contact Information:

College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
DAAP Student Affairs
PO Box 210016
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0016

Admission Requirements

Most students enrolling in the certificate program are already matriculated into one of the University of Cincinnati's undergraduate or graduate degree programs. Freshman applicants, please visit the Admission Requirements page for more information.

Freshmen applying to this program should also have completed the following college-preparatory subjects:

  • 4 units of English
  • 4 units of math
  • 3 units of science
  • 5 units of electives*

*Elective units must include one or any combination of foreign language, fine arts, business, career-technical education, family and consumer sciences, technology, agricultural education or additional core courses not otherwise required.



The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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