M.A. On Campus


University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)

12 months
15462 USD/year
15462 USD/year
7746 USD/year
Tuition fee
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At History from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) our students are exposed to a breadth of regions, time periods, and historical approaches by taking three distinct sequences, focusing on the history of various regions.


Key facts

History from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) prepares graduate students for advanced research experience. Students go through a process of research and writing three primary-source-based research papers, which make well-evidenced arguments, grounded in historiography and theory. 


Our MAs apply their skills in many ways: presenting their work at academic conferences; teaching at universities, community colleges, and K-12 schools; and engaging in professional work (internships) at museums, archives, and other organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Historiography
  • Readings in Medieval European History
  • Readings in the Renaissance and Late Medieval Europe
  • Readings in the Reformation and Counter Reformation
  • Readings in the Age of Revolution, 1789 - 1870
  • Readings in Modern Europe, 1870 to the Present
  • Readings: Religion and Culture in America, 1500 to 20th Century
  • Readings in U.S. History, 1765 - 1815
  • Readings: United States, 1815 - 1876

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit a $60 non-refundable application fee ($100 for international applicants)
  • Submit official transcripts from each college or university previously attended, regardless of whether a degree was earned or required.
  • Submit your letter of intent indicating which semester you intend to apply. Letters of intent should address the following questions: Why are you applying for a M.A. in History at UCCS?; What are your fields of interest?; What topic/subject would you like to pursue?; Has any life experience impacted your interest in historical inquiry?; What personal or career goals to you have after completing MA?
  • Provide three (3) academic letters of recommendation, ideally from past professors and/or supervisors. 
  • Provide a writing sample of 8-12 pages, approximately. Applicants typically submit a research or analytical/critical essay written during prior academic work. Writing samples with citations and bibliography are preferred.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15462 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7731 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15462 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7731 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7746 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3873 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Colorado Springs

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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