24 months
729 USD/credit 17496 USD/year
729 USD/credit 17496 USD/year
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Earn your master’s degree in History from DePaul University by exploring the breadth and depth of history with an emphasis on historiography.


Historiography looks at how different scholars have approached a topic, what sources and methods they used to explore it, if there are any points of contention and how it has been viewed over time.

Master historical content, while learning:

  • The multiple levels of history
  • How history has been communicated
  • Skills to analyze historical argument
  • Professional development skills

Courses are offered on weekday evenings at the Lincoln Park Campus and the History program from DePaul University can be completed in two years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Colloquium In American History
  • Colloquium In Latin American History
  • Colloquium In African History
  • Colloquium In Asian History
  • Colloquium In European History
  • Colloquium In Islamic History
  • Colloquium In World History
  • Colloquium: Special Topics In History
  • Graduate Internship
  • Independent Study

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. You may begin the program in any quarter.


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application
  • Official transcripts from all previous college course work
  • Letter of application (500 word maximum).
  • Writing sample. An analytical paper of at least five pages in length that you wrote for an undergraduate or graduate history course OR an original essay (five pages) that analyzes a book written by an academic historian.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • GRE scores (only required for applicants with a GPA lower than 3.3 in their undergraduate studie)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 729 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 729 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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