Placeholder image for History

History, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Dahlonega, GA, United States
The University of North Georgia offers a Master of Arts with a major in history degree. The program is designed to prepare students whose knowledge of history can be used in the public information sector, the secondary educational and two-year college level, or in pursuit of a degree beyond the Master of Arts with a major in History. 
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised
Continue with
By registering, you agree to our  Privacy Statement  and  Terms and Conditions.


Master of Arts with a Major in History

The major in history degree offered by University of North Georgia is not just for those aspiring to become historians or teachers. The program provides students with skills designed to help them advance in a wide variety of career choices. Graduates will master the analytical tools for making ethical and intelligent decisions in the global environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historiography 
  • U.S. History 
  • Colonial America 
  • Early National U.S. 
  • Studies in History of Evol Sci 
  • Social/Cultural Hist US 1860 
  • Soc/Cultrl Hist US. 1860-Pres 
  • Soc Movements in Modrn America 
  • A History of American Sports 
  • Social History of Rock & Roll 
  • Spec Top:'War & Society in Amer 
  • American Revolution 
  • Appalachian Studies 
  • Civil War and Reconstruction 
  • Georgia History 
  • Studies in European History 
  • Hist of West Civilization II 
  • Renaissance/Reformation 
  • Early Modern Europe 
  • Nineteenth Century Europe 
  • World War I 
  • Twentieth Century Europe 
  • Modern France 
  • Modern Britain 
  • Modern Germany 
  • Studies in Latin America 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Get a free IELTS practice test
  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

    Schedule TOEFL®

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission requirements

  • Anthropology, history, international affairs, philosophy, political science or other appropriate majors at the undergraduate level.
  • Official General Record Exam (GRE) scores. Note: Only test scores less than five years old will be considered.
Admission requirements international
  • Submit official SAT or ACT scores and meet traditional freshman criteria.
  • You must be able to prove that you have the equivalent of at least $39,000 USD in the bank to finance your education if you are applying for a bachelor's degree, or $29,000 USD if applying for an associate degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    916 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 916 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    916 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 916 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    230 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 230 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Dahlonega

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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.

Check your fit
Check your budget and academic fit with this study

Let us fund your studies abroad!

Apply to The Global Study Awards and get the chance to receive up to £10000 for your study abroad! This funding is powered by ISIC, British Council, IELTS and Studyportals.

Tell me more
Global Study Awards


You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?