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12 months
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960 USD/credit 28800 USD/year
960 USD/credit 28800 USD/year
460 USD/credit 13800 USD/year
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The History program from Jackson State University welcomes you to its home page. Here we introduce our talented and student-friendly faculty, our undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and our organizations, clubs, events, activities, and projects.

Overview

Career Opportunities

There are many professional career paths that students majoring or minoring in History program from Jackson State University can pursue. We provide classes, courses of study, and academic programs that prepare students to live insightfully, advance professionally, and lead confidently in the 21st century. Students who major in history are well-prepared to enter many professional careers. For example, students planning a career in law often select history as a major.  An interesting chart displaying the many career paths taken by historians is here.

Students in other disciplines, such as mass communication, political science, and business,  study history and increase their marketability in America’s evolving workplaces. Employment possibilities for history graduates include positions with government agencies and departments at the federal, state, and local levels. Within the federal government, historians in the Departments of Education, State, and Defense, serve as analysts and researchers. Diplomats and members of their entourages often have backgrounds in history. Federal and state legislatures also hire historians as staff members to work and investigative committees.

Teaching at the primary, secondary, or collegiate level is another option for the history graduate. There are also private sector jobs available to history majors. These opportunities are found at museums, archives, historical societies, and assorted research facilities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Early Africa
  • Colonial Africa
  • Discovery and Preservation of Local, State, and National History
  • Birth of the American Republic
  • History of Women in America
  • Sexuality in the United States

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission. Click here to access the Graduate School Application.
  • Out-of-state and International applicants must submit a $25.00 application fee. Applications will not be processed without payment of the application fee. Payment is made by  using a credit/debit card at the time of application.  Application payments are processed as part of the application.
  • A satisfactory TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS score 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 960 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 960 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 460 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Jackson

1080 - 1645 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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