M.A. On Campus


Murray State University

12 months
800 USD/credit
800 USD/credit
544 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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History from Murray State University offers advanced study to qualified students in American, European and African/Asian/Latin American history. 


The course of History from Murray State University emphasizes the development of a coherent view of the past, the effective communication of ideas and the familiarity with a variety of historical schools of interpretation.


The master of arts in history provides excellent preparation for doctoral work in history, for law school, or for other professional and graduate education. 

The history M.A. is also excellent preparation for careers in government, public and private agencies concerned with history and any career requiring research, analytical and writing skills. It also enables teachers to meet Rank II certification in Kentucky public schools.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Development of Historical Thinking
  • Readings in Global History
  • Graduate Professional Engagement 
  • Readings in United States History
  • United States History to 1865 
  • United States History since 1865

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample
  • Official transcript
  • Minimum GPA of 2.25 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    544 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 544 USD per credit during 12 months.

National and Local rates apply to Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee and Arkansas.

Living costs for Murray

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.


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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Updated over a year ago

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