24 months
Duration
1184 USD/credit 17760 USD/year
1184 USD/credit 17760 USD/year
466 USD/credit 6990 USD/year
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About

The History program offered by the James Madison University serves multiple audiences. Since historians today practice their discipline in a variety of careers, we offer a concentration in local/regional/public history. 

Overview

About this Degree

The History at James Madison University exposes students to the broad range of skills and issues associated with public history while providing them with a solid advanced background in history.

 Students also augment their academic training through internships in a range of public history settings including museums, archives, government agencies, libraries, historic preservation organizations, businesses, contract history firms, cultural resource management firms and historic sites.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Patterns of World History 
  • Seminar in Historical Research Methods 
  • Graduate Research and Writing Seminar 
  • Thesis Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose (approximately 500 words) We invite you to discuss your intellectual and professional development thus far and how earning an M.A. in History at JMU will contribute to your development, both intellectually and professionally, as a historian.
  • Formal writing sample of approximately 10 to 20 pages that demonstrates the applicant's analytical abilities and writing skills
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Any additional materials that demonstrate the applicant's preparation and potential for graduate study

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1184 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1184 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 466 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Harrisonburg

1050 - 1715 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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