Open Enrollment has begun for the UMASS/Hancock Shaker Village Master of Science in Historic Preservation Program

UMass-Hancock –Shaker Village Preservation Program Fall Class Registration Opened on July 17

Fall classes for the UMass Amherst-Hancock Shaker village Preservation Program are open for registration at

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We offer courses in

–building conservation

–architectural materials testing

–architectural history

–green building and preservation

–structural and mechanical systems

–history and theory of historic preservation

Courses are offered on alternate Friday afternoons and on Saturdays, in order to accommodate people with work and family obligations.

If you are a….

….preservation professional eager to gain a Master of Science in Historic Preservation from UMass Amherst, or simply want more expertise in a particular area

….builder, developer, or craftsperson eager to expand your knowledge of historic preservation policy and practice

…historical commission member or preservation activist and want to strengthen your efforts in your community

…we hope you will look into pursuing a degree or taking individual courses in the unique historic preservation program at UMass Amherst and Hancock Shaker Village

To register for classes please visit

To learn more about the program, please visit

Or email or call Max Page at mpage ; 413-219-7633.

Max Page

Professor of Architecture and History

Director of Historic Preservation Initiatives

University of Massachusetts

151 Presidents Drive

Amherst, MA 01003



UMHSV Curriculum FA13.pdf

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