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History, MA

Program Information

School: School of Arts and Humanities

Program: History

Test Score Required: NA

Catalog Page: MA

A minimum GPA of 3.3 overall and in the student’s major is required.

Letters of Recommendation: 3

Completed Request for Recommendation (Requires Adobe Reader) forms from current or former college instructors who are able to judge your probable success in graduate school. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.

Admissions Essay: Yes

A brief narrative outlining your academic interest and meeting the following criteria:
  • Narrative should be approximately 650 words
  • Include any current or long-range interests in research, teaching or other professional objectives.
  • Please describe any publications or other evidence of scholarly endeavor you have achieved.
  • List academic and professional organizations in which you are active and any fellowships, scholarships, or other honors you have received.
The Admissions Essay may be sent directly to the program or submitted online.

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.

Contact

Pia K Jakobsson
972-883-4706
800 W. Campbell Rd. JO31
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Office -  JO 4.128

Admission Questions:
Lacey Ames
972-883-4419

Possible Careers

Teacher/Educator; Historian; Historical Site or Museum Administrator; Researcher for a Historical Organization; Cultural Resources Manager; Writer/Editor for History Publications; Documentary Editor or Producer; Records Manager or Archivist; Information Manager or Librarian; Work in Legislation or Litigation; Contract Historian; Historian for a Corporation or Business

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.