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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Arts in History program have the educational foundation necessary for pursuing independent research projects, analyzing historical documents and arguments, creating bibliographies from an assortment of different resources and mediums and writing essays, research papers and book reviews with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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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

The MA History programme at Queen’s is designed to offer an innovative package of modules that challenges students to develop their knowledge and skills, and flourish in their ... +

The MA History programme at Queen’s is designed to offer an innovative package of modules that challenges students to develop their knowledge and skills, and flourish in their area of interest or future specialism. -
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Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Norwich University Online
Northfield, USA

Complete your Master of Arts in History degree online with Norwich University. Designed to fit your busy professional schedule, the online Master's in History program is deliv ... +

Complete your Master of Arts in History degree online with Norwich University. Designed to fit your busy professional schedule, the online Master's in History program is delivered through an interactive learning environment that helps you balance your coursework with your full-time responsibilities. The program offers four career-focused concentration options designed to explore your specific interests and prepare you for the advanced history career you want. -
MA
Part-time
18 months
English
Online
 
University of Haifa, International School
Haifa, Israel

The international Master of Arts program in Modern 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 Modern 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 2022
Campus
 

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University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

This rigorous Master’s programme is designed to develop students’ specialist knowledge of history alongside advanced research skills that are transferable to a variety of care ... +

This rigorous Master’s programme is designed to develop students’ specialist knowledge of history alongside advanced research skills that are transferable to a variety of careers paths, including Ph.D. study. Students can specialise in the history of gender and sexuality, media history, contemporary British history, or pursue a general programme of study instead. Through cumulative research, students can develop the relevant skills and an enhanced capacity for informed citizenship, critical thinking, and simple awareness. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Analyse contemporary challenges from a historical perspective. In the Master Specialisation Applied History, you will learn the skills to analyse and tackle contemporary chall ... +

Analyse contemporary challenges from a historical perspective. In the Master Specialisation Applied History, you will learn the skills to analyse and tackle contemporary challenges from a historical perspective. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Venice, Italy

This European, American, and Postcolonial Language and Literature degree at Ca' Foscari University of Venice enriches your knowledge and skills in relation to the study of lan ... +

This European, American, and Postcolonial Language and Literature degree at Ca' Foscari University of Venice enriches your knowledge and skills in relation to the study of languages, literature, and culture in European, North American, and postcolonial contexts. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Italian
Sep 2023
05 May 2023
Campus
 
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Canada

The Master of Arts in History is taught on the Lethbridge campus and requires both a thesis and substantial coursework. As an MA student, you may complete your degree in eithe ... +

The Master of Arts in History is taught on the Lethbridge campus and requires both a thesis and substantial coursework. As an MA student, you may complete your degree in either a full- or part-time capacity. Full-time students complete a 24-month program while part-time students complete a 48-month program. Students are encouraged to finish earlier and often do: most of our full-time students finish between 20 and 24 months while one of our part-time students finished in 28 months. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 48 months
English
Jan 2023
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The Research Master's degree programme in History offers the two-year Master's tracks Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies. Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studie ... +

The Research Master's degree programme in History offers the two-year Master's tracks Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies. Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies explores Classical Antiquity, the Middle Ages and Early Modernity in Europe and the Middle East. You will study the similarities and differences between these periods. In addition, you will gain fundamental insights into the cultural changes that preceded the modern period. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English (UK)
01 Feb 2023
15 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Oxford Brookes University
Headington, United Kingdom

Our MA in History is a highly flexible programme, offered in a close, supportive, tutorial-style environment. It aims to build on your interest in History to help you develop ... +

Our MA in History is a highly flexible programme, offered in a close, supportive, tutorial-style environment. It aims to build on your interest in History to help you develop your knowledge and skills as a practising historian. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
Campus
 
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