Certificate in Historic Preservation: Admissions Requirements

The Professional Certificate in Historic Preservation is available to students in the Master of Architecture (MArch) and MArch with an Emphasis in Interior Architecture degree programs at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC).

For admission to the certificate program, candidates:

  • Interview with SAIC's Historic Preservation program director
  • Submit a Statement of Purpose for review by faculty in the Historic Preservation program

Upon admission, the director and student draft and annually review a schedule for the completion of required courses and projects. The curricular components and the internship must be approved by the director of the Certificate program and by the Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects program director.

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