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Master of Arts in History

Program Details

Missouri State University offers an online Master of Arts in History degree. Students will prepare for careers in education, law, government, and other areas by advanced study in history.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a college or university
  • Have a 2.75 grade point average
  • Applicants must have three letters of recommendation
  • Applicants must have 24 undergraduate hours in history (or equivalent)
  • Applicants must either submit recent (within 5 years) Graduate Record Examination scores (on the general exam, the specific history subject exam not being required) or have a teaching certificate in social studies from a U.S. State or Territory
  • All applicants with a GPA below 3.00 on a 4.00 scale must submit recent GRE scores

Accreditation & Licensing

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