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Graduate Diploma in Heritage Resources Management

Get a solid foundation in the theory and practice of the heritage field and a flexible graduate credential.

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Program details

The Graduate Diploma in Heritage Resources Management (GD-HRM) is an 18-credit online graduate program. You must complete at least 12 credits through Athabasca University. Depending on your background, you may also need to take up to 4 undergraduate courses in foundational areas of heritage practice.

Most graduate-level courses are paced, with scheduled start and end dates and assignment deadlines. The undergraduate courses are individualized study, allowing you to complete the coursework at your own pace. The program also includes a 400-hour practicum.

You can finish this program in as little as 2.5 years of full-time study or work at your own pace to complete your requirements within 5 years.

If you successfully complete the diploma program, you may apply to ladder your coursework into the Master of Arts—Interdisciplinary Studies program.

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