133 Masters Programs in History

The contemporary world has been introduced to the idea that history and its research should be treated with respect merged with some skepticism. History is a study of the past; it often seeks to discover patterns of cause and effect that can objectively determine events of the past. Scholars mostly use narrative to analyze and unravel the events of the past. At the same time, the narrative method… Read more

The contemporary world has been introduced to the idea that history and its research should be treated with respect merged with some skepticism. History is a study of the past; it often seeks to discover patterns of cause and effect that can objectively determine events of the past. Scholars mostly use narrative to analyze and unravel the events of the past. At the same time, the narrative method leads to a problem, controversial with the objectiveness, which historical science claims to have. The problem is that history is always written in the context of the time contemporary to the narrator. If you are interested in these issues surrounding the study of history, then a Master in History is an excellent first step into the professional field.

To leave the philosophical questions aside, History assists many fields of knowledge, for example Medieval Studies, International History, World History and Cultural Heritage. These are also examples of specialization areas that students can choose with a Master in History program. Some of the combined elements that almost any Master in History program consists of are cultural, demographic, intellectual, economic and political facts and bonds that tie up the historical narrative and provide a holistic picture of the matter. Library and archive work is greatly involved, as well as renowned deductive methods that will turn your Master in History degree into a real adventure along the path of the past.

If you are looking for Master in History degree, have a look at the various programs below, offered by some of the best universities worldwide!

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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
Full-time
Campus
 
University of Wroclaw - Faculty of Historical and Pedagogical Sciences
Wrocław, Poland

The public history program is addressed to all the BA graduates, not only in history, and even not only in the humanities, who would like to conduct the research about and pro ... +

The public history program is addressed to all the BA graduates, not only in history, and even not only in the humanities, who would like to conduct the research about and promote the public uses of history. -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
International Telematic University UNINETTUNO
Rome, Italy

The three-year degree course in Psychosocial Disciplines of the Faculty of Psychology of UNINETTUNO wants to train a graduate able to combine scientific knowledge coming from ... +

The three-year degree course in Psychosocial Disciplines of the Faculty of Psychology of UNINETTUNO wants to train a graduate able to combine scientific knowledge coming from psychological research and cognitive neuroscience with knowledge coming from the humanistic heritage of human sciences and education, without neglecting the acquisition of professional technical tools essential for entering the world of work. -
MSc
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
18 months
English, Italian
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences
Miami, USA

The Master of Arts in Latin American Studies is a 30-credit interdisciplinary degree characterized by a distinct level of flexibility in allowing students to create a course o ... +

The Master of Arts in Latin American Studies is a 30-credit interdisciplinary degree characterized by a distinct level of flexibility in allowing students to create a course of study focused on Latin American and the Caribbean that serves the unique interests of each student, including the history of Hispanic people, literature, migration, cultural studies, and anthropology. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Campus
 
Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Master in History is an interdisciplinary programme: we combine knowledge and theories from both the humanities and the social sciences to analyse complex historical issue ... +

The Master in History is an interdisciplinary programme: we combine knowledge and theories from both the humanities and the social sciences to analyse complex historical issues. An international and comparative approach teaches us to identify similarities and differences in historical case studies. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, USA +1 More

The Master of Arts in History degree program at Georgia Southern University is designed to serve the diverse needs of graduate students, whether they seek a solid grounding in ... +

The Master of Arts in History degree program at Georgia Southern University is designed to serve the diverse needs of graduate students, whether they seek a solid grounding in graduate study as preparation for entry into doctoral programs, wish to earn a degree as part of their professional development, or are interested in pursuing careers as public historians, archivists, or librarians. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
13 Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Wroclaw
Wrocław, Poland

The public history program is addressed to all the BA graduates, not only in history, and even not only in the humanities, who would like to conduct the research about and pro ... +

The public history program is addressed to all the BA graduates, not only in history, and even not only in the humanities, who would like to conduct the research about and promote the public uses of history. Public history has been operating since the 1970s as a subdiscipline of history, but also as a separate academic discipline. It is called the history "for the people, by the people, with the people, of the people" and deals with all the aspects of history outside the formal education (also academic education). It operates for many years at the universities world-wide and enjoys considerable popularity among the students. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Oct 2020
31 Aug 2020
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
Campus
Online
 
University of Haifa, International School
Haifa, Israel

An MA program designed to expand and deepen students’ knowledge of Germany and the German language, and its central role in the European Union.

An MA program designed to expand and deepen students’ knowledge of Germany and the German language, and its central role in the European Union. -
MA
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
15 Mar 2020
Campus
 
The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

Students pursuing an M.A. at the History Department work closely with GW's internationally recognized faculty in a broad range of specialties, including modern America, early ... +

Students pursuing an M.A. at the History Department work closely with GW's internationally recognized faculty in a broad range of specialties, including modern America, early modern Europe, and imperial and colonial studies. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Nalanda University

The School of Historical Studies (SHS) is a dynamic community of faculty members and graduate students, engaged in a systematic and rigorous inquiry into some of the fundament ... +

The School of Historical Studies (SHS) is a dynamic community of faculty members and graduate students, engaged in a systematic and rigorous inquiry into some of the fundamental questions that concern historical experiences within and beyond Asia. The thrust areas of the School, Asian Interconnections, Anthropology, East Asian History, Cultural History, Oral History, Economic History and History of Science - are built on the foundation of ancient Nalanda. The new Nalanda University chiefly plays a role as a conduit of India's vibrant intellectual, religious and economic linkages with the world, and the aim of the School Of Historical Studies is to open new frontiers of knowledge on Asian and non-Asian cultural, historical and philosophical contexts. Faculty members combine a rich variety of methodologies and disciplinary backgrounds to bear on their research and teaching of history including anthropology, sociology, archaeology, religious studies, philosophy, economic history, political science, philology, visual studies, and art history. Students in the School develop critical understandings of cultural-political histories, economic histories, intellectual histories, oral and visual histories, history of science, and religious histories. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Sapienza University of Rome
Rome, Italy

The Masters Program in Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage trains experts in Archaeometry and Conservation Science.

The Masters Program in Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage trains experts in Archaeometry and Conservation Science. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
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
 
University of Algarve
Faro, Portugal

Master in History and Cultural Heritages

Master in History and Cultural Heritages -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Portuguese
Oct 2020
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
Jan 2020
Campus