Why Study Graduate History at Duquesne University?
The History program of Duquesne University is well-suited for advanced students who wish to pursue a Ph.D., secondary school teachers interested in increasing their content knowledge, and individuals who want to work in non-profits, government, or business.
The Department of History has exciting opportunities for graduate students. We have hired six new faculty since 2013, implemented a revised curriculum in 2016, and have developed new research and networking opportunities for students. We also expanded our financial assistance with new tuition awards and scholarships, graduate assistantships, and conference and research funding.
Our location also puts us at an advantage. Duquesne is within walking distance to the art and entertainment districts of Downtown Pittsburgh, the South Side, and Oakland, home to the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. Pittsburgh is consistently ranked as one of the most desirable and affordable cities in the United States. With all of these developments, now is an excellent time to consider Duquesne University for your Master's degree in History.
Our program is particularly suited for individuals who:
- are interested in going on to a PhD program,
- are interested in working in academia,
- are secondary school teachers looking to increase their knowledge in the areas they teach,
- wish to apply the knowledge and skills gained to other academic or public service and government fields.
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- Colonies to Republic
- Emergence of the Modern United States
- Medieval Europe
- Early Modern Europe
- British Empire
- Atlantic World, 1450s-1750s
- 12 months
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DisciplinesHistory Ancient History Modern History View 170 other Masters in Ancient History in United States
- A 3.0 GPA in overall undergraduate studies.
- Official transcripts recording all baccalaureate work
- Official GRE scores, including verbal, quantitative, and writing sections
- Three confidential letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the applicant's academic studies or professional work
- A brief (2-3 page) personal statement explaining your educational and/or professional experience thus far, your academic interests, the reason why you are pursuing graduate studies at Duquesne, and your career goals
- A resume or curriculum vitae.
- An academic writing sample, not to exceed 25 pages (double-spaced).
- An official score report indicating satisfactory performance on TOEFL examination (applicable to international students only)
International40080 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1336 USD per credit during 12 months.
National40080 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1336 USD per credit during 12 months.
Living costs for Pittsburgh
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