University of Nebraska Kearney

History

Degree:  Master of Arts
Program:  History

Degree Level:
 Graduate
Credit Hours: 36 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online
Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree with at least 18 hours of history
  

The application deadline for the Spring 2015 semester is October 15, 2014. Please note that all application materials must be received by October 15th to be considered for admission.


The master's degree in History at UNK is designed for a wide variety of persons interested in pursuing graduate education in historical study.  The program offers credit for those just beginning a graduate career, teachers and others desiring further professional development, and those seeking greater personal fulfillment.  Two options are available, thesis and non-thesis (for those interested in a terminal degree).  Coursework for either option is offered both on campus and online.  Students may choose to take all their courses online, or on campus, or they may choose to blend these delivery methods together in one program. A focused, yet eclectic professional program, the History master's degree can launch a potential career in a number of promising directions.  For more information, contact Amber Alexander or Stacey Stubbs at 308-865-8766 or historygradstudies@unk.edu.


Thesis Option (36 credit hours)

HIST 801: America Interpreted - 3 credit hours
HIST 803: Historical Methods - 3 credit hours
HIST 894: Introduction to Thesis - 3 credit hours
HIST 899: Directed Readings - 3 credit hours
U.S. History - 6 credit hours
Non-U.S. History - 6 credit hours
Electives - 6 credit hours
HIST 896: Thesis - 6 credit hours


Non-Thesis Option (36 credit hours)
HIST 801: America Interpreted - 3 credit hours
HIST 803: Historical Methods - 3 credit hours
U.S. History - 12 credit hours
Non-U.S. History - 9 credit hours
Specialization - 9 credit hours


Courses Offered*
American Civil War
American Frontiers
American Indian History
Civil Rights Movement
Environmental History
Gender & War
Gilded Age
Great Depression and New Deal
Great Plains Studies
Historian's Craft
Medieval England
Medieval Europe
Medieval Warfare
Russian Revolution
Sea Power
The Sixties
U.S. Constitutional History
U.S. and Latin American Relations
U.S. Military History
War, Memory and Film
War of Religion
Women's History
World War I 
*Subject to change. 


How do I get started?  

Program Contact: Amber Alexander or Stacey Stubbs
Department: History
Email: historygradstudies@unk.edu
Phone: 308-865-8766
Website: http://www.unk.edu/academics/history/graduate_programs.php

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