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Obtaining a Master of Arts in History degree is a great option for those looking to further study the globe’s great events, personalities, progressions and time periods. Earning an advanced history degree can help expedite a successful and profitable career as a teacher, professor, museum curator, historian, researcher or any number of related positions. Just what is an MA in History? This… Read more

Obtaining a Master of Arts in History degree is a great option for those looking to further study the globe’s great events, personalities, progressions and time periods. Earning an advanced history degree can help expedite a successful and profitable career as a teacher, professor, museum curator, historian, researcher or any number of related positions.

Just what is an MA in History? This advanced degree program helps students further develop their critical thinking, independent researching and writing skills in an effort to gain knowledge and advance their careers across a variety of disciplines. Students who successfully complete a Master of Arts in History program have the educational foundation necessary for pursuing independent research projects, analyzing historical documents and arguments, creating bibliographies from an assortment of different resources and mediums and writing essays, research papers and book reviews with historical focuses.

Students who effectively complete an MA in History program are generally able to command higher salaries than their less-educated competitors, as well as take on higher education positions within this competitive industry.

The cost of a MA program in History varies based on a number of factors, such as geographic location, the length of the course taken and the school through which the program is offered.

Advanced history degree holders are prepared for employment in a wide variety of sectors, including, but not limited to, education, government service, preservation and museum and archive management. Graduates of History MA programs are also prepared to take on additional degree work in history, law, business and other related fields.

Students interested in pursuing an MA in History have an abundance of options, both educationally and geographically. To further explore these options online and find out more about the wide variety of programs that exist for master students, utilize our extensive database and take that next step toward obtaining an advanced degree. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Drew University
Madison , USA

The History and Culture graduate program specializes in cultural and intellectual history, with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary work. While its geographic focus remains ... +

The History and Culture graduate program specializes in cultural and intellectual history, with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary work. While its geographic focus remains European and American, the course of study emphasizes the production and dissemination of knowledge in global contexts. -
MA MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
Online
 
Leiden University
Leiden , Netherlands +9 More

The History Master at Leiden University has a strong international orientation and focus on the study of European and non-European history in a global context, this is unique ... +

The History Master at Leiden University has a strong international orientation and focus on the study of European and non-European history in a global context, this is unique in the Netherlands. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen , Netherlands

The MA in Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies (research) offers a unique interdisciplinary approach that allows students to embed their specialization in wider diachr ... +

The MA in Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies (research) offers a unique interdisciplinary approach that allows students to embed their specialization in wider diachronic or synchronic fields. It is a tailor-made program that trains students to deepen their specialist knowledge and skills according to their research interests through individual tutorials. We provide intensive supervision by high-quality researchers in small groups of students, and the opportunity to take part in excellent research projects in master placements or in the Research Assistant Program. -
MA
Full-time
24 months
English
01 Feb 2021
Campus
 

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University of Haifa, International School
Haifa , Israel

The international Master of Arts program in German and European Studies at the University of Haifa is being launched as part of the teaching activities of the HCGES.

The international Master of Arts program in German and European Studies at the University of Haifa is being launched as part of the teaching activities of the HCGES. -
MA
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht , Netherlands

Our Research Master’s programme in Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Studies focuses on interdisciplinary study of the material, social, and intellectual developments in Europ ... +

Our Research Master’s programme in Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Studies focuses on interdisciplinary study of the material, social, and intellectual developments in Europe (including the Mediterranean region) from Antiquity through the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem , Israel

Hebrew University’s Rothberg International School (RIS) offers a two-year M.A. program in the Bible and the Ancient Near East. This program focuses on contemporary Biblical st ... +

Hebrew University’s Rothberg International School (RIS) offers a two-year M.A. program in the Bible and the Ancient Near East. This program focuses on contemporary Biblical studies (Hebrew scriptures) and provides grounding in both Biblical Hebrew and Akkadian, with the option to study Modern Hebrew at the beginner through advanced levels. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford , USA

The MA in History is a small, selective program that emphasizes a comparative understanding of the historical process. It is organized around colloquia in comparative and regi ... +

The MA in History is a small, selective program that emphasizes a comparative understanding of the historical process. It is organized around colloquia in comparative and regional topics, the preparation of specific fields, and individual research in consultation with a faculty member. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2021
15 Jan 2021
Campus
 
Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Washington , USA

The Master's Program in History at Georgetown is rooted in the core belief that interconnections among the globe’s diverse regions and cultures have played a crucial role in s ... +

The Master's Program in History at Georgetown is rooted in the core belief that interconnections among the globe’s diverse regions and cultures have played a crucial role in shaping societies’ development since long before the modern era, and that a deep understanding of these historical forces is essential to grasping the world we currently live in. History as a discipline aims to analyze and integrate politics and states, production and work, environment and society, culture and religion, and gender and family. Georgetown History MA students research these aspects of human society as they change over time, by setting local, regional, and national developments in trans-regional or global contexts. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
University of Nottingham Ningbo China
Ningbo , China

This programme gives students the opportunity to develop a deep understanding and analytical excellence in a field of increasing importance, international studies. A wide sele ... +

This programme gives students the opportunity to develop a deep understanding and analytical excellence in a field of increasing importance, international studies. A wide selection of modules allows them to specialise in a variety of different areas. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 48 months
English
Campus
 
The Citadel

The Citadel’s Master of Arts in Military History is a fully online, 30-hour program. The program provides an advanced historical study of the theory and practice of warfare, t ... +

The Citadel’s Master of Arts in Military History is a fully online, 30-hour program. The program provides an advanced historical study of the theory and practice of warfare, the institutions, and operations of military forces, and the impact of militaries and warfare on societies. Students may obtain either a Master of Arts Degree in Military History or both a Master of Arts Degree in Military History and a Graduate Certificate in Military Leadership at the same time. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
University of Bayreuth
Bayreuth , Germany

The master’s program History & Economics offers you an interdisciplinary education in history and economics that is currently one-of-a-kind in Germany. This unique combina ... +

The master’s program History & Economics offers you an interdisciplinary education in history and economics that is currently one-of-a-kind in Germany. This unique combination leads to a career-qualifying degree that enables graduates to start a career in the private sector or continue their postgraduate education. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Goldsmiths, University of London
London , United Kingdom

This MA stimulates new knowledge and understandings about the understudied and often marginalised experiences of black Britons.

This MA stimulates new knowledge and understandings about the understudied and often marginalised experiences of black Britons. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Lehigh University
Bethlehem , USA

The M.A. in History offers training in preparation for careers in research and teaching, as well as non-academic pursuits. Graduate classes are small and students have direct ... +

The M.A. in History offers training in preparation for careers in research and teaching, as well as non-academic pursuits. Graduate classes are small and students have direct access to faculty mentors. -
MA
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Campus
 
University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
Florence , USA

The Department of History is one of the largest and most diverse departments at the University of North Alabama. The department offers a Master of Arts degree in History as we ... +

The Department of History is one of the largest and most diverse departments at the University of North Alabama. The department offers a Master of Arts degree in History as well as a Master of Arts degree in Public History. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Africa International University
Nairobi , Kenya

This is a two-year program aimed at helping students to Outline the history of Christianity up to 1500 AD. Interpret the history of the church since 1500 AD and discuss its im ... +

This is a two-year program aimed at helping students to Outline the history of Christianity up to 1500 AD. Interpret the history of the church since 1500 AD and discuss its implications for Christian life and ministry today. Describe the key developments in African Christian history and show how this history has shaped the African Christian context in which he or she will live and work. Exhibit a deeper understanding of the growth, maturation, and characteristics of the earliest African Christian communities in Egypt, North Africa, Nubia, and Ethiopia. Explain the interplay between theology and spirituality down through history; among others. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Campus
 

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