What Can I Do With This Degree?

Our graduates develop skills in designing and completing original research, evaluating historical architecture and material culture, and using both lines of evidence to write compelling narratives about what happened in the past (and why the past matters).

In the Workforce

  • Cultural resource management: Graduates are documenting historic structures, writing National Register nominations and recording archaeological sites for a wide range of private and public entities. Employers include EBI Consulting, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin and the Public Archeology Laboratory.
  • State agencies: Graduates have worked for such diverse organizations as the New Hampshire Division of Transportation, the Philadelphia Landmarks Commission and the Preservation Society of Newport County.

Graduate School

Our students have distinguished themselves in gaining admission to top graduate schools in a variety of preservation-related disciplines, including:

  • Boston University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • SUNY Oneonta’s Cooperstown Graduate Program
  • University of Delaware’s Winterthur Program in American Material Culture
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Massachusetts Boston
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Southern Maine
  • University of Vermont
  • Western Michigan University