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Master of Arts in History

Program Details

Norwich University’s M.A. in History builds on a student’s already learned foundations of liberal arts and introduces the comprehensive analysis of the major developments, events, and figures of the past. The program culminates in a thesis or capstone paper in which students will demonstrate a complete understanding of the programs learning goals and objectives in addition to the direct application of the chosen concentration.

Students can choose a specialized concentration within the History program to best suit current and future career aspirations.

  • American History
  • World History


The final academic requirement for the history program is a residency at the beautiful and historic Norwich University campus in Vermont.

  • A bachelor's degree in any discipline from a regionally accredited institution
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Resume
  • Official transcript of your undergraduate degree from a regionally or nationally accredited university
  • Letter of intent
  • Admissions essay demonstrating graduate-level writing and critical thinking skills, or the GRE
  • One letter of recommendation from a professional or academic contact

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Commission of Higher Education