History (MA)

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Program Description

The Master's degree in history offers students graduate work that serves a variety of needs and purposes. A master's degree can be an end in itself, or it may be a preparatory degree en route to the doctorate. The MA can also advance other professional goals, from teacher certification to museum work.   Note that acceptance into the MA program does not constitute admission into the Ph.D. program in History. Students who decide they want to pursue a Ph.D. may later apply for admission to the doctoral program. 


All applicants to the Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS) are required to submit the general application requirements, which include:

See History for admission requirements and instructions specific to this program.