SFU offers first online master's in heritage resource management

February 10, 2016

Archaeology professionals interested in pursuing a master’s degree can do it online beginning September 2016, thanks to SFU’s Professional Heritage Resource Management Program.

Heritage resource management archaeologists work to identify, assess
and avoid or reduce impacts of urban commercial development on cultural
resources. Job markets today have made it a dominant, dynamic and
in-demand form of professional archaeological practice.

“Over the past 25 years, the majority of archaeology students are
finding themselves employed in the realm of consulting archaeology or
heritage management, working to ensure that significant heritage sites
are not adversely affected by development,” says archaeology professor
George Nicholas.  

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