12 months
820 USD/credit 24600 USD/year
820 USD/credit 24600 USD/year
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Students in pursuit of a traditional M.A. in History at La Salle University, will be prepared for doctoral programs and numerous professional careers.  Through the historiography course, three “readings” courses, and history elective(s), students will expand upon previous undergraduate work, while the advanced analytical courses prepare the student for interdisciplinary research.


On the History program from La Salle University , you will have blending of traditional “readings” courses with primary-source-based, historical analysis courses

The appeal for all teachers with Pennsylvania teaching certificates is that this program will broaden and deepen their knowledge of history in order to maintain active certification status and reach the “highly qualified teacher” category by mastery of content knowledge.

Non-matriculating degree students will have the option of enrolling in a series of courses leading to a certificate in one of four areas: European History, American History, World History, or Teaching Advanced Placement History.  

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand historiographical approaches
  • Comprehend and retain pedagogical content knowledge
  • Apply critical thinking and analytical skills relative to the contextual historical scholarship
  • Use substantive prose style in order to present meaningful explanations of historical events
  • Appreciate the importance of factual evidence and chronology

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historiography
  • Readings in American History
  • Readings in European History
  • Readings in World History
  • Visualizing History
  • Oral History
  • Readings in Special Topics in American, European, and Global History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

In most cases, candidates for admission to the M.A. in History program should meet the following admission criteria: 

  • 18 hours of undergraduate coursework in history or a related discipline
  • In addition, candidates must present an acceptable score on the Graduate Record Exam General Test (native speakers of a language other than English must submit TOEFL scores). 
  • Additional application materials include transcripts of all undergraduate coursework, two letters of recommendation, a brief personal statement (250 to 500 words), and a writing sample (preferably from an undergraduate research paper).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 820 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 820 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
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