12 months
25650 USD/year
25650 USD/year
12220 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The History program of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee prepares students for careers in teaching, in historical research, and in archives, museums, historical societies, historic preservation agencies, libraries, and government. Its courses cover a wide array of geographically, chronologically, and thematically defined topics.


At the master’s level, the Department at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee offers four options:

  • A general degree in History;
  • A specialization in Public History for those interested in areas such as museum work, archival administration and historic preservation;
  • A coordinated Master of Arts/Master of Library and Information Science degree program;
  • A specialization in Urban Historical Studies for students who intend to pursue a PhD in Urban Studies or in Urban History.

Thesis Requirements

A history thesis must be an original piece of historical research based substantially on primary sources. Theses are usually between 100 and 150 pages in length. At least 4 weeks before the last day of classes during the semester in which a degree is to be awarded, you should submit a final draft of your thesis to your committee. The final thesis, after approval by your committee, must be formatted according to Graduate School guidelines. Make sure you read the Graduate School’s booklet Graduate School’s Thesis and Dissertation Formatting Requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historiography and Theory of History
  • Historical Research Methods
  • The Quantitative Analysis of Historical Data
  • History of American Urban Problems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate minor or 18 credits in history or equivalent preparation.
  • Two letters of recommendation from persons familiar with the applicant’s scholastic achievement and potential.
  • A sample of the applicant’s written work that demonstrates his or her ability to conduct historical research and/or the ability to analyze critically the work of others.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12220 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12220 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Milwaukee

1066 - 1767 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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