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History, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (QS) ,
The M.A. in history program provides an intensive introduction to the study of history in a wide variety of subject areas and prepares students for careers in teaching, doctoral-level work in the field, and professions in which knowledge of the past and facility in historical research methods are essential components. 

About

An advanced degree in history means that you've studied past events from every possible angle—and that makes you ideally suited to create a better future in a variety of careers.

Our graduate program in history is an intensive introduction to the study of history in a wide variety of subject areas. You can choose areas of study that range from the ancient to modern periods in European, Latin American, African, Asian, and Middle Eastern history as well as an all-encompassing examination of U.S. history, from the colonial period to today. Our highly respected and widely published professors will introduce those histories to you from every angle—social and cultural, political, diplomatic, environmental, and economic. With an advanced degree in history, you will be well prepared for a career in education, law, public service, or any other field that requires knowledge of the past and expertise in historical research methods.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to the Study of History
  • Research and Writing Workshop
  • Independent Research
  • Independent Reading

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    114

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  • Minimum required score:

    650

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General Requirements

  • Transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Two letters of recommendation (preferably from history professors with whom you have worked)
  • Personal statement (explaining your background, interest in studying history, and reason for choosing our program; no more than 2 pages)
  •  Writing sample (a formal 5-10 page paper typically written for an undergraduate or graduate history class providing evidence of your writing and analytical skills).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9960 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    19920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9960 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5385 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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