Jul 24, 2024  
2024-2025 Graduate Bulletin 
2024-2025 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
Email: tannerk@apsu.edu

Dr. David Snyder
Graduate Coordinator, Professor
Location: Harned Hall, Room 340
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.


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.

Program CIP Code


Program Modality

  • On-Ground

Program Student Learning Outcomes