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.
The graduate program in history at The City University of New York 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.
- Introduction to the Study of History
- Research and Writing Workshop
- Independent Research
- Independent Reading
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesHistory View 494 other Masters in History in United States
- 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).
International855 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
National855 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
- Local students: 5,545 / semester
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.