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The City University of New York

12 months
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After successfully completing 30 credits of coursework with a 3.0 average, candidates for the M.A. degree in History at The City University of New York who plan to write a thesis must pass a comprehensive oral or written examination in two fields. 

Overview

These candidates for the M.A. degree in History at The City University of New York must then present a master's thesis, prepared under the direction of a thesis supervisor from the Department of History and an approved second reader, and accepted by the thesis supervisor.

Capstone project

Students who plan to do a capstone project first must successfully complete 33 credits of course work with a 3.0 average. They then must pass a comprehensive oral or written examination in two fields. These candidates for the M.A. degree must then present an approved capstone project, prepared under the direction of an adviser from the Department of History.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • World History and Historiography or
  • U.S. History and Historiography
  • Seminar in History
  • Advanced Tutorial Project in History
  • Master's Thesis Preparation or
  • Capstone Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Possess a bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited college or university.
  • Have demonstrated the potential to successfully pursue graduate study - that is, have attained a minimum undergraduate grade average of B in History courses and a minimum grade average of B- in the undergraduate record as a whole.
  • Have taken a minimum of 18 credits of coursework in History, acceptable to the department.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation.
  • Submit a 1-2 page essay consisting of responses to application-packet questions.
  • Submit a sample of college-level writing.
  • If conditionally admitted, satisfy the conditions within one year.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.

Resident: 

  • Full-time - $5,545/semester
  • Part-time - $470/credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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