Historic Preservation. Archaeological Consulting. Cultural Resource Management. Museums. Heritage Tourism.

Take your heritage-related education and work experience a step further into business management. Learn how to achieve more successful heritage outcomes while being financially sustainable. Understand the basics of business management and how they apply to the heritage industry in for- and non-profit businesses, organizations, and cultural institutions. Heritage professionals with business skills are in demand. Whether an employee or an entrepreneur, establish yourself as a business-savvy professional that can simultaneously achieve better outcomes for both heritage resources and heritage organizations.

This program is endorsed by the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) and the Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers (FAME).

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    Est. Tuition $7,500

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    Learning Format Online

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    Duration 15 months *

    * Duration times can vary talk to your student success coach for more information.
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    Total Units 15 Units

Required Courses

In-Person Online Hybrid Online with Live Sessions
Course Schedules are Subject to Change
Required (15 Units )
Business Management for Heritage ProfessionalsThis course provides an introduction and overview of the heritage industry from a business perspective.
3 Units
Accounting and Finance for Heritage ProfessionalsThis course provides a practical overview of the principles and foundation of accounting as relevant to the heritage industry.
3 Units
Heritage Sales, Marketing, and ContractingThis course covers the marketing, sales, and contracting functions of heritage organizations.
3 Units
Heritage Operations and Project ManagementThis course introduces selected topics, problems, and strategies in Operations Management (OM), and their relationship to the heritage industry.
3 Units
Peopling Heritage OrganizationsHeritage organizations are full of people, and these people are typically and simultaneously an organization’s biggest asset and greatest liability.
3 Units

Getting Started

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your eduction, life and work schedules.

Jul06Summer 2021
Sep28Fall 2021
Oct05Fall 2021


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