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Western Kentucky University

12 months
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953 USD/credit
917 USD/credit
607 USD/credit
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About

This program at Western Kentucky University is designed to prepare students for the teaching of History on the junior or senior college level and to provide the initial graduate work for those who intend to pursue a doctoral degree.

Overview

A student who has an undergraduate major in History may be permitted to take six to nine hours of graduate work in a related field in courses approved by the Graduate Advisor. A student at Western Kentucky University who presents an undergraduate minor in history must complete the entire program in the field of history.

Comprehensive Exam

Students should contact the History Graduate Advisor early in their programs for help in compiling a list of books and articles to study in preparation for the comprehensive exam. Students must pass the comprehensive exam (written and oral) over course work, bibliography, and (if Plan A) thesis.

Accreditation

Western Kentucky University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • General History

For more information please visit the program website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
153 (verbal)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of at least 18 undergraduate credit-hours in history with a grade point average of at least 3.0 in history courses (on a 4.0 scale)
  • An overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • A GRE Verbal Reasoning section score of at least 500 (if taken before Aug. 2011) or 153 (if taken Aug. 2011 or later)
  • Applicants must submit application and all supporting materials by June 1 (fall semester start) or November 15 (spring semester start)
Applicants must also submit:
  • A brief (approximately 750 words) personal statement that discusses why they wish to pursue the Master of Arts degree in History;
  • A sample research paper (at least five pages long).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    953 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 953 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    917 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 917 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    607 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 607 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Bowling Green

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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