24 months
80 USD/credit 1200 USD/year
80 USD/credit 1200 USD/year
50 USD/credit 750 USD/year
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History is offered at West Texas A&M University.


Key facts:

The Department of History has a decades-long record of teaching excellence because teaching and mentoring students are our top priorities. The current faculty members have won dozens of teaching accolades including 11 university and TAMU System teaching awards.  If you are interested in taking classes from the most dynamic and engaged faculty on campus, professors who will not only make history come alive but who will take a personal interest in your success, you have come to the right place.

History is offered at West Texas A&M University.

Programme Structure

Thesis program

  • 18-30 semester hours in history, including HIST 6301 and HIST 6302 and HIST 6303.
  • With approval of the department head, the student may elect an additional field of study at least six but not more than 12 semester hours.
  • At least 15 of the total 30 semester hours must be taken at the 6000 level.
  • Students may take up to 12 hours of HIST 6096.
  • Students will be required to pass an oral comprehensive examination over the thesis upon its completion.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • WTAMU Graduate School application
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • Overall undergraduate GPA ≥ 3.00
  • GRE Scores in the 50th percentile or higher in one or more categories (math, verbal, or analytical)
  • A writing sample or a two to three page typed essay over a topic selected by the history graduate adviser
  • One letter of recommendation from an individual who can comment on your academic work and suitability for graduate school
  • Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 to remain eligible for scholarships and/or graduate assistantship

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 80 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 80 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Canyon

914 - 1694 USD /month
Living costs

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


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