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Virginia Commonwealth University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
25956 USD/year
25956 USD/year
12618 USD/year
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About

The History program at Virginia Commonwealth University draws on faculty expertise and the wealth of historical resources available in the Richmond area to support the extended exploration of the human past and the craft of history. 

Overview

Program goals

The History program at Virginia Commonwealth University prepares students for the successful practice of historical scholarship in a variety of fields including archives, libraries, historical sites, museums, government agencies, businesses, publishing and secondary education, as well as for advanced study in doctoral programs.

Student learning outcomes

Graduates of the program will:

  • Develop the ability to understand the processes and methodologies historians use to study the past
  • Develop the ability to understand and think critically about scholarly works of history
  • Develop the ability to do historical research and present interpretations in writing
  • Develop the ability to understand the myriad of forces that shape human experiences and critically weigh change and continuity over time

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American History
  • European History
  • Ethnic and Social History
  • Virginia and Southern History
  • African-American History
  • Topics in History
  • Transatlantic History

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Academic documentation
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional academic requirements and regulations
  • Foreign transcripts
  • Financial certification
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25956 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    25956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25956 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    12618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12618 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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