Chadron State College

1000 Main St, Chadron, NE 69337-2690

Program Details

Chadron State College is offering a Master of Arts Degree in Education-History, a program for students who are interested in pursuing a career or a doctoral degree in areas related to the subject. The curriculum is customized to meet the academic and career goals of students and is offered online as well as in person. To be eligible for this program, students must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of a least 2.75.

The program requires 36 credit hours, nine from the basic core unit, nine from the required unit, and the remaining 18 from in electives. Basic cores include Introduction to Graduate Studies (which must be completed within the first 12 hours of the program) and Educational Philosophy. Required courses include either a research seminar in history plus a thesis course or a research seminar in history plus and independent study/research and a scholarly project. Electives may be chosen from the graduate courses in History, Anthropology, and Political Science.

There is a wide range of graduate courses students can choose for their electives. Students may select these in conjunction with their academic advisor. Electives include history courses in various regions of the world such as Europe and the USA, selective studies on a certain historical subjects such as European War or Native Americas, and the histories of certain concepts and movements such as the history of religion, politics, and other cultural changes. If a student has completed a listed course at the undergraduate level, he or she may not repeat the course at the graduate level. A minimum of 18 credit hours must be from 600 level courses.

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    Students must have earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a grade point average of 2.75 or better on a 4.00 scale.

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    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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