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History, M.A.

History, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The History History program is offered by Washington State University Washington State University

All graduates will be able to:

  • Student’s mastery of the main methodologies and historical arguments in the primary fields of study.
  •  Student’s familiarity with the major trends in historiography and the methodological innovations associated with changes in historiographical theory.
  • Student’s ability to apply appropriate theories and methods to the major field through independent research projects.
  • Student’s success in the production of a successful and nationally commensurate master’s thesis or dissertation by defining a viable research project and conducting research  according to nationally recognized professional standards.
  •  Student’s skills associated with the presentation of historical research within the professional apparatus of the discipline, and communication skills for diverse professional purposes.
  •  Student’s skills associated with the teaching of history at the college level.
Career

Students receiving a Masters in History can go on to work with museums and curation as well as teach in a secondary education setting and work as a research historian at both private and governmental organizations.

Programme Structure

All MA students conduct independent research leading to a written thesis, with the objective of making a contribution to the body of academic knowledge in History. Research will be focused on a specific Primary Field, which is embedded in a broader General Field that gives a geographical, chronological, and historiographical framework for the research. 

The program will culminate with a final oral examination. The strong research emphasis and thesis experience prepare interested students for doctoral programs and careers in research and teaching. Financial aid in the form of an assistantship is available for dedicated, quality full-time MA students.

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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.

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Academic Requirements

Must complete a Language Background Form (competency in a foreign language desired, but not required). Also must complete a Preferred Fields of Study Form (both Language and PFS forms are available for download on the Department of History’s website).

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    12607 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12607 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    5892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5892 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Pullman

  • 904 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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