CAS in Cultural Heritage Preservation

The Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in Cultural Heritage Preservation at the Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) is a 15-credit graduate-level certificate designed for students currently pursuing another graduate degree or post-baccalaureate work.

Recipients of the Cultural Heritage Preservation certificate are provided with an interdisciplinary grounding in the preservation of cultural heritage. This includes opportunities to focus on such areas as:

  • Application of digital approaches to heritage preservation
  • Basics of historic site preservation
  • Management and interpretation of cultural resources
  • Collection, preservation, and curation of archaeological artifacts, archival materials, ethnographic data, and museum collections

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Available On-campus | Full-time | Part-time

Courses & Curriculum

Overview (15 total credits)

  • 6 credits required courses
  • 6-9 credits elective courses
  • 3-6 credit internship
  • Summation requirement

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Offered On Campus

The CAS in Cultural Heritage Preservation is only available on campus in full-time or part-time formats. It is not offered in an online format.

Application Requirements

Application requirements can be found on our application checklist.

The major components of the CAS application are: the online application, academic transcripts, personal statement, resume or CV, and the $75 non-refundable application fee.

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Application Deadlines

CAS in Cultural Heritage Preservation candidates may apply year-round for enrollment starting in any term (summer, fall, and spring).

See our Admissions page for specific application deadlines.

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You can apply to the CAS in Cultural Heritage Preservation through our online application.

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Program Director
Jill Hurst-Wahl

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