Master of Arts in History
The Master of Arts in History requires 37 semester hours (12 courses + Comprehensive Exam).
Students applying for admission to the Master of Arts in History should have some background in history, though not necessarily a BA in the subject.
Our program prepares students for a wide variety of professions, including teaching, government service, museum management, and historic preservation, as well as further degree work in history, law, librarianship and business.
The department encourages applications from individuals of any age interested in resuming their education.Graduate students in history develop skills in critical thinking, writing and independent research. The department expects that students graduating with an MA in History will master the following general skills for their degrees: