12 months
1333 USD/credit 47988 USD/year
1333 USD/credit 47988 USD/year
429 USD/credit 15444 USD/year
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Students applying for admission to the Master of Arts in History from University of Colorado Denver should have some background in history, though not necessarily a BA in the subject. 


University of Colorado Denver's Master of Arts in History 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. 

Learning outcomes

History students will

  • Identify people, events, and processes significant to their courses of study
  • examine similarities and differences across chronologies, geographies, and themes
  •  explain how past peoples understood their worlds and how those understandings shaped the ways they acted
  •  analyze the range of social, cultural, political, and economic possibilities available to people in particular contexts
  •  analyze why change occurs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Pirates
  • US History to 1876
  • The World at War
  • Immigration/Ethnicity in American History
  • Social Movements in 20th Century America
  • Globalization in World History Since 1945

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation (academic references are preffered)
  • Statement of purpose 
  • Official transcripts from every university you have attended previously 
  • Writing sample 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47988 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1333 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    47988 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1333 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 429 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Denver

1310 - 2220 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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