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University of West Georgia

M.A.
12 months
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The History program of University of West Georgia is offered by the Department of History.

Overview

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.

Objectives

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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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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.
151 (verbal)
4 (analytical)

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.
69
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).
6

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

  • International

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5610 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5610 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    2892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1446 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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