History, M.A. | University of New Hampshire | Durham, United States
12 months
27810 USD/year
27810 USD/year
14170 USD/year
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With an M.A. in History from University of New Hampshire, you’ll gain an advanced understanding of how societies, cultures, economics, politics, science and arts of the past have shaped today’s world. The Master of Arts degree is highly flexible, so you can tailor your program to meet your needs.


The faculty are experts in a wide range of times, places and subjects, with particular strengths in cultural history, women's history, military history, the history of religion, Atlantic history, and the history of science and technology. In this graduate program in History from University of New Hampshire, you’ll be trained in methods of historical research and writing that will prepare you for a professional career or advanced studies.

UNH’s internationally recognized history faculty have won some of the most important prizes in the profession, including the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and Fulbright fellowships, as well as many teaching excellence awards.

Career Areas

  • Academia/teaching 
  • Archeology 
  • Business 
  • Cinema/theater
  • Human resources 
  • International relations 
  • Journalism 
  • Law
  • Media relations 
  • Museum administration 
  • Politics 
  • Publishing 

Programme Structure

Degree requirements:

  • Completion of the MA degree requires at least 30 credits of coursework.  A master's student designs a specific program to meet one of three plans. 
  • Plan A allows substantial training and research in a single subfield of history but within a foundation of broader coursework. 
  • Plan B allows substantial breadth over at least two subfields. The subfields in history include the following: the ancient world, medieval Europe, early modern Europe, modern Europe, European intellectual history, medieval England, early modern England, modern England, early modern France, modern France, early modern Germany, modern Germany, Iberia, Russia, early U.S., modern U.S., colonial Latin America, modern Latin America, the Far East, the Near East, sub-Saharan Africa, and the history of science.
  • Plan C allows students who enter the doctoral program without an M.A. to pursue the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees simultaneously.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation: 3 required
  • Personal Statement/Essay Questions
  • All applicants must submit a writing sample with their application.
  • All applicants are encouraged to contact programs directly to discuss program specific application questions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27810 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14170 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


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