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eULM history program ranked no. 8 in nation

Published June 1, 2016

MONROE, La. — The University of Louisiana Monroe’s online master’s program in history was ranked no. 8 in the nation according to GradSource.com.

The online history program gives the student valuable knowledge that can be applied to law, politics, and citizenship.

The site ranking was based on tuition rates, prominence, and flexibility. Other schools that made the list include University of North Alabama (#2), Emporia State University (#7), Hawaii Pacific University (#10), and Louisiana Tech University (#11).

“This new ranking shows how competitive and what a great value an eULM degree is,” said Dr. Monica Bontty, ULM History Program Head and Graduate Coordinator.

GradSource.com looked at various affordable online master’s programs in history and compared student success rates across programs. A comparison of data concluded that ULM is one of the best value online programs.

ULM is well known for its low cost and high quality education. However, being recognized on a national level for its affordability enforces the growth in the online history program that ULM continues to experience.

Graduate history programs typically contain history core classes as well as classes covering the specifics of student’s chosen specialty. Curriculum that is common for an online master’s degree in history are: historical methods, comparative history, historical theory, research methods, and many others.

Students with a bachelor’s degree in a subject other than history can still enroll in the graduate-level history program.

For more information about the ranking, visit http://www.gradsource.com/online-masters-degree/history/.

For more information about online programs at ULM, visit ulm.edu/eulm.