The Master of Arts (MA) in History provides candidates with advanced historical coursework ranging from the Ancient to the Modern world in the areas of U.S., European, and Non-Western History. Southern’s History MA allows secondary education teachers to broaden and increase their knowledge base for their classrooms, while providing a firm foundation for other candidates interested in pursuing university teaching positions and advanced PhD level research. Our program grants maximum flexibility that caters towards individual student interests. Graduates of the program have found employment in the growing field of family history, teaching in the parochial schools, and have been placed in PhD programs such as Notre Dame and Columbia. Financial support is available in the form of Graduate Assistantships for teaching and research. Our faculty enjoy a small student to faculty ratio and are always willing to help.
A minimum overall grade point average of 3.0 with at least 18 credits of history is required for admission.
Interested applicants who do not meet school or departmental requirements should consult the History Graduate Coordinator before taking courses as a non-matriculated student.
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