While general requirements ensure that every graduate is familiar with the basic issues of History and the latest approaches of professional historians, students of the History program at Temple University are encouraged to tailor their programs to suit their own particular interests. To enrich their appreciation of History, students are also welcome to study in other disciplines. This program provides enrichment opportunities for teachers in secondary schools, students hoping to pursue history doctorates elsewhere, and professionals in various public history fields. Philadelphia is a rich public history environment with numerous opportunities for internships and fieldwork.
Interdisciplinary Study: The program encourages interdisciplinary coursework, research, and interactions among faculty and students.
Affiliation(s): The History program at Temple is affiliated with the Biographical Dictionary of Pennsylvania Legislators, the Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy, The Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History, the Social Science Data Library, and Temple's Urban Archives.
Areas of Specialization: Faculty members specialize and offer substantial coursework in diplomatic and military history, environmental history, history of capitalism, modern history, public history, U.S. social and cultural history, and urban history.
The program is primarily dedicated to producing well-trained historians who aspire to receive the Ph.D., teach in primary and secondary schools, and work in public history institutions (i.e., archives, museums, historical parks, and government agencies).
- Nonprofit Management for Historians
- Digital History
- Public History Practicum
- Gender and Sexuality in Asia
- Special Topics: American
- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Research your graduate degree program
- Take a standardized test
- Complete online application
- Letters of Reference: 3
- Coursework Required for Admission Consideration
- Statement of Goals: Approximately 500 to 750 words include a clear statement of your interest in the master's program in History at Temple University and how Temple's program meets your needs; your major historical interests; your career goals; and your academic and research achievements, if applicable.
- Writing Sample: The writing sample should demonstrate an applicant's ability to conduct research and write a scholarly paper. It should be fully referenced according to a professional, scholarly style manual and should not exceed 30 pages in length.
- Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.
International19935 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1329 USD per credit during 24 months.
National19935 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1329 USD per credit during 24 months.
In-State14490 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 966 USD per credit during 24 months.
Living costs for Philadelphia
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