History, M.A. | Valdosta State University | Valdosta, United States
12 months
10980 USD/year
10980 USD/year
3048 USD/year
Tuition fee
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History is the study of past events, people and eras. The History program at Valdosta State University involves research, reading and writing, with an emphasis on interpreting and analyzing information. 


About this Field

The History program of Valdosta State University is a good choice for students interested in the discipline who want to broaden their educational horizons and prepare for a number of careers or graduate school.

Selected Educational Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate advanced knowledge of political developments in history.
  • Students will demonstrate advanced knowledge of social developments in history.
  • Students will communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Students will demonstrate advanced knowledge of the process of historical research and critical analysis.
  • Students will complete historical research projects that effectively use library resources and computer and information technology.


  • Archivist
  • Community Relations Professional
  • Congressional Aide
  • Historian
  • Historic Site Professional
  • Information Manager
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Literary Agent
  • Litigation Support Staff Member
  • Lobbyist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Museum Professional
  • Museum Specialist
  • News Correspondent
  • Nonprofit Professional
  • Paralegal
  • Park Ranger
  • Political Scientist
  • Public Policy Specialist
  • Publishing Executive
  • Records Manager
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Social Services Administrator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Topics in History
  • History of Cuisine and Culture
  • The Ancient Near East
  • Hellenistic Greece and Rome
  • Renaissance and Reformation
  • Europe in the Age of Louis XIV, 1648-1750

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee
  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally- accredited institution.
  • Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale calculated on all attempted coursework.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in all college-level History courses, with no grade below a "C" in a History course.
  • Minimum of 15 semester hours credit in upper-level (3000 or above) History courses.
  • Minimum GRE Requirements: 500 Verbal score and 4.0 Analytical score
  • An essay detailing applicant’s interest in enrolling in the program, goals for advancing his/her intellectual abilities in the program, and how study in the program will advance his/her professional skills.
  • Recommendations from professionals familiar with your academic work.
  • Sample of formal writing such as a research or seminar paper.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5490 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    10980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5490 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    3048 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1524 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Valdosta

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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