History, M.A. | University of Oklahoma | Norman, United States
24 months
39932 USD/year
35004 USD/year
12050 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of History at the University of Oklahoma offers premier programs in History of the American West, Native American History, Latin American History, and Environmental History. Our faculty are leaders: They publish books and articles that help define their fields.


About the History program offered at the University of Oklahoma

Our graduate students benefit from special fellowships, travel and research support, innovative lecture series, and a dynamic sense of purpose. They have garnered an impressive range of nationally and internationally competitive research fellowships and pre- and post-doctoral fellowships. Our program also boasts an excellent placement record: Our graduates have built successful careers as tenure-track professors at research universities and liberal arts colleges; public historians; and scholarly editors.

The manuscript collection of the Carl Albert Center houses the papers of many public figures important to the American West. The Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of the Art of the American West provides access to an extensive collection of books, manuscripts, theses and dissertations, periodicals and journals, artist files, and slides on western American and Native American art.

The Sam Noble Natural History Museum, one of the nation’s largest connected to either a public or private university, offers rich research opportunities for those interested in studying Native American, Western American, and environmental history. Finally, the Oklahoma Historical Society, in Oklahoma City, offers access to thousands of documents.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Navigating The History Profession
  • Twelve  credit hours or four courses must be in the student's major field, one course of which must be a research seminar.
  • Nine credit hours or three  courses must be in a minor or comparative field
  • Research for Master's Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three letters of reference, preferably from the applicant's professors;
  • A statement of purpose explaining why the applicant wishes to pursue the M.A. degree, what fields of history interest the applicant, and what the applicant hopes to do with the degree (approximately 500 words);
  • An essay, term paper, or seminar paper, preferably from a history course, that serves as a writing sample.
  • We do not require, nor will we consider, GRE scores.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    39932 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19966 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    35004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17502 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6025 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • Tuition per 18 credit hours

Living costs for Norman

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.


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