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History Master of Arts

  • Talented and credentialed professors
  • Small class sizes and around the clock support

Study the past and prepare for the future with the Master of Arts in History degree from Sam Houston State University. The MA in History program presents a truly unique learning experience in higher education, with an innovative curriculum that encourages and enriches the professional career goals of our scholars. Our student base includes aspiring young professionals interested in secondary teaching, professional programs, the military, civil service, public history, and two-year college faculty positions, as well as students who plan to continue their graduate studies in history onward to the Ph.D.

We offer graduate degrees in history through three primary delivery options. Students may complete a degree entirely online through the award-winning SHSU Online, entirely on campus through traditional seminar courses at the main SHSU campus in Huntsville and at The Woodlands Center, or through a hybrid model that mixes online and campus courses.