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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

M.A.
12 months
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31796 USD/year
15196 USD/year
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The Department of History offers courses leading to the Master of Arts in History and the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS) with a concentration in History. 

Overview

Candidates may elect one of two options to complete the Master of Arts degree in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in history:

Option I: Thesis Option

  • Thirty hours with 18 hours in history, including HIST 6300, and the thesis. Candidates must select the remaining 12 hours from two or more related fields such as Political Science, Sociology, English, Economics, Spanish, Education, Business, etc.

Option II: Non-Thesis Option

  • Students will take 18 hours in history, with no more than half at the 5,000 level. Candidates must select the remaining 18 hours from two or more related fields, with no more than 12 hours in one area. Candidates must also pass a comprehensive examination administered by the department

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
  • Readings in Latin American History 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's  degree  from  a  regionally  accredited  institution  in  the United States or a recognized international equivalent with 24 hours of undergraduate history courses, half of which must be at the upper- division level.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Personal  statement  detailing  professional  goals  and  reasons  for pursuing the graduate degree.
  • 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).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31796 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15898 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15196 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7598 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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