Jun 16, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History (M.A.)


Bulletin/Catalog Year 2018-2019
College of Arts and Letters
Department of History and Philosophy

Dr. Cameron Sutt
Chair, Department of History and Philosophy
Associate Professor
Location: Harned Hall, Room 312
Phone:  (931) 221-7941
Email: suttc@apsu.edu

Dr. David Snyder
Graduate Coordinator, Professor
Location: Harned Hall, Room 328
Phone:  (931) 221-7923
Email: snyderdr@apsu.edu

Students admitted to the Master of Arts in History have a non-thesis (30 hours) and thesis (36 hours) option.

Listed below are the required application materials and the associated scores (if necessary) for each.

Admissions Requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Application Fee:  $45 domestic or $55 international
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Verification of lawful presence in the United States (i.e. submit a license or other approved document)
  • Bachelor’s degree, conferred in any field, from a regionally accredited institution showing a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • 1500 word writing sample
  • Personal statement
  • Military documents (if applicable)
  • Admission decision by department

For more information about the application process, please visit apsu.edu/grad-studies.

Total Hours = 9


Guided Electives (primary field)


At least 12 or 15 hours of guided electives in the primary field.  These must be 5000-level courses excluding HIST 5001, HIST 5043, and HIST 5029.

Total hours = 12 or 15


Select the link below to view all of the History course options.

Guided Electives

Guided Electives (secondary field)


At least six or nine hours of guided electives in a secondary field.  These must be 5000-level courses excluding HIST 5001, HIST 5043, and HIST 5029.

Total hours = 6 or 9


Select the link below to view all of the History course options.

Guided Electives

Thesis option


Students have the thesis track option (36 hours) and can take HIST 5024 (3 hours taken twice in two semesters) or HIST  5030 (6 hours taken in one semester).