Traditional History

The M.A. in History is a traditional degree that equips students to pursue further graduate study or begin an enriching career.

Graduate student Miriam Hoover dressed as a Roman praeco, or town crier, at A Day in Ancient Rome event.

Program Description

Students may focus their course work in American or European history and will acquire a broad knowledge and marketable skills that prepare them for a Ph.D. program in history or for a career teaching at the middle school, high school or community-college level or working in governmental and non-governmental agencies, museums, libraries, archives, university administrations, non-profits, politics, publishing, or the legal field. 

Career Opportunities

The career opportunities for individuals with a master's degree in history are endless. To see what the American Historical Association lists as among the most popular career paths available to history majors, visit the American Historical Association's careers page.

Related Pages

History-ALP (Academic Learning Plan)

History-CMGR (Curriculum Map)

 Catalog Description and Requirements

Program Contact

If you have any questions about the Master of Arts in history, please contact Dr. Amy Mitchell-Cook at or Mrs. Gabi Grosse at