California State University Long Beach

M.A. On Campus
12 months
7176 USD/year
7176 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Department advising is available to all students interested in a major, minor, or a teaching credential. Students in the History programme at California State University Long Beach are strongly encouraged to see an advisor early in the development of their programs.


Learn more in the History programme at California State University Long Beach.

Career Possibilities:

  • Historian
  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Administrators in Historic and Cultural Preservation
  • Teacher
  • Museum Curator
  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Preservation and Environmental Lawyer
  • College Instructor
  • Film Maker
  • Environmental Review Specialist
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Advertising Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Insurance Broker
  • Executive

Programme Structure

Courses includes: 

  • Historical Thinking and the Discipline of History 
  • Historical Research and Writing
  • Selected Topics in Comparative History 
  • Latin American Environmental History 
  • Seeing Latin America: Visual Culture and History in the Latin American World 
  • Selected Topics in Latin American History 
  • Public Art, Monuments, and Memory 
  • Ethnic Groups in Urban America 
  • American Jewish History 
  • The American West 
  • History of the South 
  • California History 
  • The History and Culture of American Cities 
  • American Immigration and Ethnicity 
  • The History of Social Activism 
  • American Cultural History 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements


  • A bachelor's degree in history with an overall 3.0 GPA or higher or
  • A bachelor's degree with 24 units of upper-division courses in history. These courses must be comparable to those required of a major in history at this University. Deficiencies are determined by the graduate advisor after consultation with the student and after study of transcript records.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3588 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3588 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

If you are not a resident of California , you must add $396.00 for each unit of credit you take.


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