Master's in History M.A., M.S.

Our mission:

Masters of History graduates gain knowledge and skills that suit them for a wide variety of careers and pursuits and that enables them to bring historical and humanities-based perspectives to society’s “big problems,” from racial and social injustice to violence and war.


Options for Master’s degrees in History:

Global Perspectives on War, Peace, and Empire with a focus on the history of nationalism, colonialism and post-colonialism, military conflict, and peacemaking across the globe.

Community History and Civic Engagement with a focus on the history of citizenship and belonging in the United States, exploring the history of social policy, social movements, labor and immigration, racial politics, and gender and sexuality. 

History of Science and Technology with a focus on the history of environmental and life sciences, history of medicine, and technology and society.


Our faculty:

Global Perspectives
Nicole von Germeten, Trina HoggKatherine Hubler, Jon KatzPaul KoppermanRena Lauer, Linda Richards, Kara Ritzheimer, Paul Wanke, Hung Yok

Civic Engagement
Elizabeth Barstow, Marisa ChappellNicholas ForemanAmy Koehlinger, Jennifer Macias, Ben Mutschler, Christopher McKnight Nichols, Steve Shay, Stacey Smith, Joel Zapata

History of Science and Technology
Jake Hamblin, Mason Tattersall

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