Clemson University

College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities

Historic Preservation


Strom Thurmond Institute

Clemson, SC 29634

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Certificate in Historic Preservation, MSHP - Historic Preservation

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This professional degree program is designed for students specializing in working with historic buildings, landscapes, and the decorative arts. The program, based in Charleston, South Carolina, is a joint program with the College of Charleston. The program uses Charleston and the historic environs of South Carolina as a living laboratory. Course work emphasizes studios, labs, and field seminars that incorporate Charlestons rich community of preservation specialists as well as distinguished visiting faculty members.


Clemson is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a category comprising less than 4 percent of all universities in America.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Fringe Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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