Master of Arts in History
Sam Houston State University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in History degree program from Sam Houston State University is designed for aspiring young professionals interested in secondary teaching, professional programs, the military, civil service, public history, and community college faculty positions, as well as students who plan to pursue a Ph.D. 
The degree may be completed either by defending a portfolio of written work or by completing a thesis. Additionally, students select one of the following tracks, which represent the mainstays of the human experience:

  • Rights & Identity
  • War & Violence
  • Encounters & Exchanges

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Sam Houston State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Completion of at least eighteen semester credit hours in history at the undergraduate level