Master of Arts in History

"Excellence close to home" is our Hallmark!

The Department of History at Eastern Kentucky University offers you:

  • Small class sizes (student/professor ratio of 12:1);
  • Personal interaction with nationally and internationally recognized and published faculty;
  • Career and professional counseling;
  • Assistantships working with faculty in teaching areas and on research projects;
  • Opportunity to gain "hands-on" professional experience through course-related projects and our co-op program.

Our Master of Arts degree offers two options so you can design the program that works for you:

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Admission Criteria and Deadlines

Rolling program admission deadline but G.A. applications due April 15 for fall semester and October 15 for spring semester.

Clear admission to our program requires:

  • A 2.75 overall undergraduate GPA or a 3.0 in your last 60 hours of undergraduate work
  • GRE scores of 153 verbal and 4.0 on the analytical writing portion of the exam
  • An undergraduate major or minor in History or a major in a closely-related field
  • 3 letters of recommendation