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University Certificate in Heritage Resources Management

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At a Glance

  • Credential: University Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Next Start: Monthly

Heritage Resources Management involves working with those things of the past – both intangible and tangible – that a society determines are of value and worth preserving.

Q: Why take the University Certificate in Heritage Resources Management?

A:

The heritage sector is a broad and vital field with many different and specialized practices.

Q: How long would it take to complete?

A:

Finish this program in as little as 1 year of full-time study, or work at your own pace and take as long as you need. There is no time limit for completion.

Q: Can credit from this certificate ladder in to a program?

A:

In most cases, the UC-HRM will ladder into several bachelor's-level AU degrees. See program details below.

Program Overview

Heritage Resources Management involves working with those things of the past – both intangible and tangible – that a society determines are of value and worth preserving.

Athabasca University’s online University Certificate in Heritage Resources Management (UC-HRM) is designed for people who want a solid foundation in both general theory and established practice in this field.

Get practical knowledge about important issues and trends, including

  • planning historic places and cultural landscapes
  • interpretive programming and managing and maintaining exhibits
  • preventive conservation
  • making ethical decisions
  • the heritage policies of various Canadian governments

You will also benefit from a practicum that can be tailored to your interests and experience.

Why take the University Certificate in Heritage Resources Management?

The heritage sector is a broad and vital field with many different and specialized practices. These include the work done at

  • historic places
  • museums, collections, and archives
  • cultural landscapes
  • indigenous cultural places
  • interpretive centres

This program is ideal for those who are working or volunteering in the field, or who wish to pursue careers or other involvement with heritage resources practice.

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