History, M.A. | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Texas City, United States
12 months
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15676 USD/year
15676 USD/year
8332 USD/year
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About

The Department of History at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers courses leading to the Master of Arts (MA) in History and the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary studies with a Concentration in History. 

Overview

Our graduate faculty has expertise in a variety of geographical and thematic areas. 

Students from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley pursuing the MA in History may focus on one of several specializations that include American, Borderlands, World (Middle East, Asia, and Europe), Atlantic World, Race & Ethnicity, Women & Gender, Labor, Latin America, and Religion and Military History.

Key Features

  • History is an excellent background for those who wish to further their studies in law school or enter journalism.
  • Graduates will be able to demonstrate critical historical thinking.
  • Graduates will be able to communicate historical information effectively in both oral and written expression.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Readings in U.S. History prior to 1877
  • Readings in U.S. History after 1877
  • Readings of the History of the West
  • Readings in U.S. History Special Topics
  • Readings in Medieval/Early Modern European History
  • Readings in Modern European History
  • Readings in European History – Special Topics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission for national students.

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Minimum of 12 hours of upper division and 9 hours of lower division History coursework.
  • Personal  statement  detailing  professional  goals  and  reasons  for pursuing the graduate degree.
  • Two  letters  of  recommendation  from  professional  or  academic sources.
  • GRE General Test. GRE test scores are valid for 5 years. A waiver of the GRE requirement will be granted to applicants who show proof of completing a graduate degree (master’s or doctoral).
  • Writing sample of at least 5 pages with citations and bibliography.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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