History - Generalist, M.A. | California State University East Bay | Hayward, United States
12 months
15557 USD/year
15557 USD/year
8429 USD/year
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The History - Generalist program at California State University East Bay is designed to meet the varied needs and interests of students seeking an advanced degree in history.


The History - Generalist program at California State University East Bay educates students in advanced skills in historical research, writing, interpretation and research, and provides opportunities for training in teaching and public history. Four areas of concentration permit students to plan their coursework to best suit their goals within the overall program requirements and the range of courses offered. 

The program includes graduate course offerings in historical research and historiography, a  portfolio course, reading seminars, graduate elective units, a scholarly practicum, and a culminating master’s experience. Elective units may be taken in other fields with the approval of the History Graduate Coordinator.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with an M.A. in History from Cal State East Bay will be able to:

  • demonstrate advanced knowledge of United States history and the history of at least one other geographical region;
  • analyze major arguments and themes in contemporary historiography, cross-cultural and interdisciplinary approaches to historical study, and humanistic values and evaluate their validity;
  • make use of Bay Area research libraries, archives, special collections, and digital sources;
  • analyze both secondary and primary sources, and demonstrate advanced research abilities;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public History 
  • Digital Historical Methods 
  • Teaching of History 
  • World History
  • Issues in History 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you were educated outside of the U.S., you must have earned a degree equivalent to a 4-year U.S. Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. An official determination of eligibility will be made during the application process.
  • English language proficiency
  • Statement of Purpose
  • CV / Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15557 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15557 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15557 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15557 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8429 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8429 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Hayward

1370 - 2510 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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