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 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. 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.


Required and Elective Courses
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Program Overview

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Students choosing to pursue the non-thesis options have the choice of major and minor fields of study. The major fields of study consist of 12 credit hours in a specific area of study. The minor fields of study consist of 9 credit hours.

Major field of study options:*
Early America
Modern America
Early Europe
Modern Europe
Public/Digital History

 
Minor field of study options:* 
19th Century US
20th Century US
Gilded Age & Progressive Era
Medieval History
Early Modern Europe
Military History
Public History
American West


*Other fields will be considered by the Graduate Committee. 


How do I get started?  

1. Learn more about the program on the Department of History website, or request information.

2. Prepare to apply by viewing the program's application process, or apply now.

3. Contact the coordinator with any questions about the program:

Amber Alexander or Stacey Stubbs
Program Coordinators
Department of History
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Phone: 308-865-8766
Email: historygradstudies@unk.edu

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