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Master of Arts in History

Program Requirements Graduate School Application Deadline  Program Application Deadline Additional Program Application Required?
Minimum combined score of 900 (converted) on the GRE 

Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) 

Minimum formula score of 1875 (GPA x GRE)

For Spring 2017
apply by
November 30, 2016

For Spring 2017
apply by
November 30, 2016




Frequently Asked Questions

What subject areas can I study?
The history department offers specializations in United States, military, and European history.

Do I have to write a thesis?
The thesis option is not required, and is unavailable for students in the online program.  Upon successful completion of graduate coursework, students who are not required to complete a thesis, must successfully pass written and oral comprehensive exams. 

What happens if I apply after the deadline?
Applications received after the deadline has passed may be reviewed depending on the number of applicants accepted. We encourage you to apply before the published deadline so your application may be given full consideration.

Are there graduate assistantships available?
A limited number of graduate assistantships are available. Contact us if you are interested in applying! Graduate assistantships are not available for students in the online program.

When will decisions be made regarding program admission?
Applications will be considered as they are received and will continue until the program is full. Once a complete application has been received, applicants are typically notified of admission decisions within four weeks.

Next steps...

Ready to apply?
We recommend that you submit your application, transcripts, and test scores well in advance of published deadlines. For more information about the Graduate School admission process, as well as the online application, click here.

Graduate Catalog
The catalog outlines university policies, tuition and fees, extensive program and degree information.  Click on one of the links below for catalog information specific to the program.

History (Online), M.A. 
History, M.A.

Still have questions? 

Contact our Graduate Coordinator for more information:

Dr. Jeffrey Anderson
Graduate Coordinator, History (beginning Spring 2016)
School of Humanities
Walker Hall 2-60


Dr. Monica Bontty 
Graduate Coordinator, History
School of Humanities
Walker Hall 2-66