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The Master of Arts (M.A.) in History is designed for those who teach in local schools, those who wish to prepare for a Ph.D. program and those who seek the additional intellectual challenge of graduate work in History.
The degree, with concentrations in U.S. History and Global Comparative History, requires thirty credits of coursework. This can be fulfilled by:
- Option 1: 10 three-credit graduate courses.
- Option 2: nine three-credit graduate courses and a three-credit project or internship with an area historical society or organization.
- Option 3: eight three-credit graduate courses and a six-credit thesis.
There is one required course – The Practice of History. Students may be full or part-time.
The History Department includes fourteen full-time faculty members with widespread expertise, ranging from ancient Greece and Renaissance Italy to Modern China, Contemporary Europe, Africa and Latin America, as well as Jacksonian America, the Civil War, the Cold War and Civil Rights. Faculty are engaged in teaching and research and have published numerous monographs, scholarly articles and edited collections.
Learn more about the faculty
For more information, please visit the UMass Lowell Academic Catalog or contact Graduate Program Coordinator, Robert Forrant at Robert_Forrant@uml.edu.