Sep 28, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Graduate Bulletin

History (M.A.)


Dr. Kevin Tanner
Chair, Department of History and Philosophy
Associate Professor
Location: Harned Hall, Room 328
Phone:  (931) 221-1447

Dr. David Snyder
Graduate Coordinator, Professor
Location: Harned Hall, Room 134A
Phone:  (931) 221-7923

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


Some University Programs have additional requirements and information included in the Program Handbook.  Program Handbooks, which are incorporated into herein by reference, are available by selecting the following link: Master of Arts in History.