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Graduate School

Master of Arts in History

Program Requirements

A GPA of 3.0 from a regionally accredited university.

Applicants seeking admission to this program must also currently hold a bachelor's degree with a minimum 18 semester hours of Social Sciences and/or Humanities, with at least half of those being from History.


Frequently Asked Questions

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. 

Are there additional program requirements for admission?
Admitted students are required to provide a writing sample such as a book review, honors' thesis or research paper no longer than 10 pages, double-spaced excluding bibliography to the History Graduate Coordinator.

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.


Next steps...

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, M.A.

Still have questions? 

Contact our Graduate Coordinator for more information:

Dr. Jeffrey Anderson
Program and Graduate Coordinator
Associate Director, School of Humanities
Walker Hall 3-123


ULM Graduate School
Sandel Hall Room 243
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209

7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

(318) 342-1036