History, M.A. | Stony Brook University | New York City, United States
12 months
25732 USD/year
25732 USD/year
13942 USD/year
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History from Stony Brook University takes an innovative thematic approach to encourage comparative, transnational, interdisciplinary, and theoretically-informed scholarship and teaching.   


At History from Stony Brook University our graduate students develop expertise and teaching experience in both thematic areas and geographical fields, while pursuing extensive original research. In the process, they learn how to apply important concepts—such as class, gender, race, culture, power, and environment—to the study of the past. 

Students at History from Stony Brook University will gain knowledge in:

  • Global Connections, Empire,  Capitalism; 
  • Health, Science,  Environment; 
  • Race, Citizenship,  Migration.; 
  • Religion, gender, cultural identity; 
  • States, nations, political cultures.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Directed Reading
  • Oral Examination
  • Theme Seminars
  • Supervised Teaching
  • Modern Europe 
  • Early American History 
  • Modern American History 
  • Colonial Latin America
  • Modern Latin America 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in History, or equivalent, with minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B) in all undergraduate coursework and History courses.
  • Students whose first language is not English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). 
  • Writing sample (12 pages) that exemplifies the applicant's writing skills and capacity for research, analysis, and creative thought.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25732 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12866 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    25732 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12866 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6971 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
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