Master of Arts in History
Indiana State University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in History degree is designed for students who want to explore academic pursuits with their degree.  This history degree is designed to fulfill various academic and professional objectives, including entry into doctoral programs, teaching, and other professional careers. 

This is a flexible degree in history, allowing students to complete coursework on their own schedules, taking three to five years of part-time study or up to seven years to complete the degree.  You will develop curriculums tailored to meet individual needs and interests, including coursework that crosses traditional geographic and disciplinary boundaries.  Concentrations are available in:

  • United States history
  • European history
  • History of the Wider World


  • A baccalaureate degree in history or related discipline 
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

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

Geographic Restrictions

Students must be residing in either the United States or Canada, with the exception of U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members with APO/FPO addresses.