Academic Program Proposal

Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
9/30/2016Johns Hopkins University
Proposal
M.A.Cultural Heritage Management11/29/2016Recommended2/1/2017
Cultural Heritage Management Program Description
The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Cultural Heritage Management is designed to address the evolving and increasingly global nature of the field.  The program provides a global focus on community engagement, economic sustainability and developmental impact.  The program will train leaders in the field to embrace shared humanity and cultural heritage in order to advance its interpretation, documentation, preservation, and management for the betterment of a global society.  The program further enhances the focus on emergent technology and global perspective.  Graduates of the program will be able to develop leadership capacities to contribute to the growth, development and sustainability of the field; analyze the impact of the changing role of digital technologies on the field, its possibilities and potential limitations; articulate the roles of policy, advocacy and sustainability; and demonstrate a mastery of technical and critical thinking skills in relation to cultural heritage management as defined by both theoretical and practical issues in the field.