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3 MA Programs in Humanities Studies History Historical Research Methodologies 2024



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MA Programs in Humanities Studies History Historical Research Methodologies

Students who want to improve their skills and deepen their knowledge in their chosen field may pursue a Master of Arts degree. Advanced degrees may take as little as one year for completion, or up to several years, depending on the coursework and dissertation requirements.

What is an MA in Historical Research Methodologies? This advanced field of study can teach students more precise methods of intensive historical research, qualitative and quantitative analysis and how to apply research skills. Students with degrees in history may choose to add this specialty to their body of knowledge. Representative topics include African colonialism, culture and society, Near and Middle Eastern cultures from the crusading periods through modern trends, Southern Asian doctrine and literature, or Asian Wars.

Graduates can apply written and oral communication skills to all aspects of their professional careers. They can also use advanced research skills and apply those when delving into various topics while utilizing their experience to pull multiple data points into a cohesive and persuasive argument.

The cost of the program may vary depending on whether the student takes a full-time or part-time schedule, the location of the university, and whether classes are led by a professor, or if more of the work is completed on a self-study basis.

Students may find career opportunities with military organizations as historical research department directors, historians or analysts. They may also find positions as architectural historians or preservations planners. Some scholars choose to remain in academia and take positions as history professors or research scholars. Government or non-profit agencies may hire graduates as curators, supervisory historians, or museum administrators. For those who enjoy writing, jobs may be available as historical research writers or publishers for history publications.

Masters programs in historical research methodologies can be taken online or on location at universities in many parts of the world. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.