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The City University of New York

M.A.
12 months
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855 USD/credit
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One of the most popular programs on campus, History at The City University of New York has been crafted to meet the needs of the most voracious history scholar, as well as those students with an interest in a particular era or region.  

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Overview

The accomplished faculty has made its own mark in this arena both at the college and throughout the world and prepares students for a wide range of future careers and challenges. Graduates at The City University of New York not only represent City College at major higher educational institutions around the country but have gone on to successful careers in a wide range of legal, medical, entertainment, educational and other fields.

History

  • Students completing the non-thesis track must earn a total of 30 credits, including 3 credits from HIST B0000: Historical Methods and Historiography and 27 credits from 9 elective courses.
  • Students must write two "Field Papers" of 20 pages each. These papers are normally written as assignments for courses and must be certified either by the course instructors or by another expert in the field, and submitted to the Deputy M.A. Director or M.A. Director. See "Field Paper Guidelines" on the forms page.
  • Students completing the thesis track must accumulate a total of 30 credits, including 3 credits in HIST B0000: Historical Methods and Historiography, 24 credits in 6 elective courses, and 3 credits in HIST B9900: Thesis Research.
  • Students must submit a thesis prospectus, written in consultation with an adviser.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historiography
  • History of Human Rights
  • Genocide in the Twentieth Century

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply for admission to the M.A. Program in History, applicants should submit:

  • A statement of purpose
  • A 5-8 page academic writing samples (optional but strongly recommended)
  • An undergraduate transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • Local students: $5,545 / semester

Funding

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