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University of Massachusetts Boston

M.A.
12 months
Duration
35980 USD/year
35980 USD/year
18432 USD/year
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The Master of Arts Program in History at the University of Massachusetts Boston offers students a rigorous yet flexible program of study in the field of history. Rather than being merely a collection of courses, the History MA degree at UMass Boston requires intense commitment to historical scholarship and practice.

Overview

The MA serves as a terminal degree for students seeking exposure to historical study before entering a variety of careers, as well as a preparatory degree for those interested in pursuing a PhD at another institution.

The History MA program from the University of Massachusetts Boston is designed to enhance the research, writing, and analytical skills of students, as well as provide a broad and advanced background in history content. Our graduates have gone on to a variety of jobs, including high-school teachers, college history professors, museum professionals, archivists, public historians, and writers.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Historiography
  • Global Food Historiography
  • Historiography of American History
  • Interpreting History in Public Approaches to Public History Practice
  • Archival Methods and Practices
  • Transforming Archives and History in the Digital Age

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Online Application and Fee
  • Official Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17990 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    35980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17990 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    18432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9216 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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