M.A. On Campus Online Blended


University of West Georgia

12 months
11220 USD/year
11220 USD/year
2892 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The History program of University of West Georgia is offered by the Department of History.


The History program of University of West Georgia prepares students for careers in teaching, law, business, government, museum work, archive management, public history, and library and information science. There are concentrations in American, World, European, Public History, Atlantic World, and War and Society in Global Perspective; a certificate program in Museum Studies in conjunction with the Atlanta History Center; and a post-M.A. certificate in Public History. Working closely with our faculty, you will be trained to think critically, write clearly, and analyze effectively.


Students who receive the Master of Arts Degree in History 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] 

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
  • Introduction to Public History
  • Theory and Practice of Oral History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
151 (verbal)
4 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate applicants must complete the online Graduate Application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required.
  • Official transcripts from a regionally or nationally accredited institution are required and should be sent directly to the UWG Graduate Admissions Office.
  • 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.
  • Acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for all work taken at all colleges.
  • A writing sample
  • Personal statement 
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5610 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5610 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    2892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1446 USD per semester during 12 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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