Interested in greater professional qualifications?

Our graduate certificates in Historic Preservation and Heritage Education offer perparation similar to the Master of Arts in Public History, but each require only 18 hours to complete - providing you with advanced study and competitive qualifications in a shorter period of time.
Admission Requirements

Historic Preservation Certificate

18 hours required

  • GH600 Introduction to Public History (3)
  • GH610 Methods of Research in History (3)
  • US/EH/WH600/620 Readings/Seminar in History (3)
  • HP585 History of American Architecture (3)
  • HP588 Legal and Economic Principles of Historic Preservation (3)
  • Elective (3)
    • HP589 Historic Preservation Based Economic Revitalization
    • HP580 History of American Building Materials and Techniques
    • US635 American Material Culture (3)

Heritage Interpretation Certificate

18 hours required

  • GH600 Introduction to Public History (3)
  • GH610 Methods of Research in History (3)
  • US/EH/WH600/620 Readings/Seminar in History (3)
  • GH653 Problems in Social Studies (3) OR SS678 Issues in Social Studies (3)
  • HP615 Heritage Education (3) OR US635 American material Culture (3)
  • US/WH600 Readings in History (3) OR US/WH620 Seminar in History (3) OR Up to three elective hours of pre-approved workshops (e.g. AP Institutes), or Secondary Education (SE) courses
Comprehensive Fee Schedule for 18-hour Graduate Study

Contact

573.651.2180
Fax: 573.651.5114

history@semo.edu
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Department of History
One University Plaza, MS 2960
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701