History, M.A. | Online (optional) | University of West Georgia | Carrollton, United States
24 months
935 USD/credit 14025 USD/year
935 USD/credit 14025 USD/year
241 USD/credit 3615 USD/year
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The History Department at the University of West Georgia offers an exciting and versatile M.A. program in History to prepare students for careers in teaching, law, business, government, museum work, archive management, public history, and library and information science. 


Nothing prepares students for the future like a glimpse back into the past, which makes our History department the perfect place to hone your skills in research, critical thinking and writing. With such a solid liberal arts background, History majors are prepared for careers in law, business, banking, politics, journalism, teaching and government, not to mention research and teaching in specialized fields such as museum studies, women's issues and the development of the world's diverse societies and cultures, both ancient and modern.


  • Students who receive the Master of Arts Degree in History from University of West Georgia will be able to: 
  • Conduct historical research 
  • Formulate and defend a historical argument in Standard English 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of historiography and its changes over time 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the theory and practice of public history [for public history track only] 
  • Demonstrate practical knowledge of a subfield of public history [for public history track only] 
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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • War, State, and Society in Early Modern Europe
  • The First World War
  • Special Topics in European History
  • Special Topics in World History
  • Public History
  • Theory and Practice of Oral History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate major or minor in history or a closely related field, including survey (or equivalent) courses in American History and European or World History.
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for all work taken at all colleges.
  • An average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for a major in History or a closely related field.
  • A writing sample that indicates an ability to research and write at the graduate level
  • Personal statement 
  • 3 letters of recommendation. Electronic Recommendation Request forms will be available after your application has been submitted online. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14025 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 935 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    14025 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 935 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    3615 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 241 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Carrollton

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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