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Online Graduate Certificate Guidelines

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Applications for the certificate programs are accepted on a rolling basis, with opportunities to start in spring, summer, or fall.

The following are required to apply for the online graduate certificate in Historic Preservation:

1: Transcripts from all higher education institutions attended. Applicants must have obtained a baccalaureate degree from a fully accredited U.S. institution of higher learning or from a recognized foreign institution.

2: A resume or curriculum vitae.

3: A personal statement describing your interests in historic preservation and the reasons you wish to pursue a graduate certificate in the field (1,000 words maximum).

4: Two letters of recommendation. Note: Recommenders submit their letters directly to the Graduate School. The application requests contact information for two recommenders. Once your application is submitted, the university will contact each person identified and ask that they submit their recommendations directly to the Graduate School. You can log into the online system at any time to see who has submitted an application.

GRE scores are NOT required for graduate certificate applications.

For more information about applying to the Graduate School, see http://gradschool.uky.edu/application-process