Norwich University

158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, VT 05663-1035

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, which explores the nation’s past from Colonial times to the end of the Cold War
  • World History, which covers the dawn of human civilization through the late 20th century.

Graduates can puruse teaching at the high school and community college level, or to continue educational opportunities by earning a PhD for teaching at the university level. 

Earning an advanced degree in history can also increase your career potential in many other fields of work including: researcher, archivist, curator, or content producer for schools, museums, and other public history venues.

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      Mostly Online
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      Technology Fee (per semester): $600
      Library Fee (per semester): $150
      Graduation (one-time): $150

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    • One week-long residency for final academic requirement
    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally or nationally accredited U.S. institution, or equivalent
    • Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher
    • No GRE/GMAT required

    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

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