Graduate Program: History

General Information


History (MA) - Accelerated Master's Program

Program Description

The History Accelerated Master's program is designed for high-achieving undergraduate history majors and enables them to obtain their B.A. and M.A. degrees in History within five years. This program is intended both for students interested in enhancing their qualifications for careers in politics, business, public policy, teaching, museum studies, and public history, as well as for students interested in admission to other graduate programs (such as J.D. programs at law schools, and M.A. or Ph.D. programs in Education, History, Political Science, Public Policy, Foreign Policy).


Department/Academic Unit(s)

The Department of History offers an Accelerated Masters, Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy degrees with a major in History, and a certificate in Early Modern Studies. The graduate program emphasizes the development of critical habits and technical skills to foster advanced research, publication and teaching in the field of history, broadly conceived. Coursework nurtures these proficiencies as well as preparing students to deploy a range of theoretical frameworks to analyze materials from the past. Fields of study for students pursuing a degree in History are as follows: Asia (Masters only), Comparative/World History (Masters, PhD minor), Early Europe, Latin America, Middle East (Ph.D. only), Modern Europe, and United States History.



College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Campus where offered

Colorado Heights University- Main - Tucson

Tuition and Fees

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Completion Requirements
Admissions Information

Minimum Credit Units (33)

Core Coursework Requirements

Core Coursework: 12 units (4 courses) at the 500-level during the Undergraduate program, 15 units (5 courses) during the AMP/graduate component at the 600-level (this must include two HIST 696 seminars).  In addition, students must take HIST 695K (Historiography), 3 units, minimum grade: B.


Additional Requirements

See required coursework

Student Handbook

Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.

Admissions Requirements

We do not accept terminal masters, all applications must be for the PhD program

Standardized Tests

Required test(s): GRE

Funding Opportunities

The Academic Unit has not provided this information.

Funding Opportunities

Domestic & International Applicants

Fall:December 15th

International Conditional Admission

International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.

Other Information

The GRE Institution Code for The Colorado Heights University is 4832

Last revised 06 Oct 2020