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M.A. History

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Advanced Studies in History

Further your historical perspective through the advanced study and research of the human experience and develop your historical perspective . Explore the history of race and ethnicity, Native American cultures, labor, gender, religion and more in a thesis or non-thesis option.

Fast Facts

  • Firsthand original research
  • Special emphasis on American West/Pacific Northwest; Science/Health/Environment; Gender Studies
  • Specialized attention with low student-faculty ratio with active researchers
  • Unique Ph.D. with emphasis in Historical Archaeology (co-offered with Department of Anthropology and Sociology
  • Excellent and one-of-a-kind library resources
  • Professor or teacher
  • Public historian (e.g., curator, historical society, archivist)
  • Historian/Archaeologist for public agencies
  • Writer
  • Law School
Salary National mean: $58,000 per year
Degree Roadmap

Detail regarding earning a Masters degree in history can be found at: Masters of Arts Degree in History.

Degree Prep To prepare to earn a masters degree in history it is recommended to have:
  • Undergraduate History major or another humanities or social science major
  • Relevant modern language

The History Department has eight scholarships available annually, including the Stillinger and Winkler scholarships. These add up to a total of $85,000 given to qualified students in both the graduate and undergraduate programs. In the past year about 50 students have received this recognition.

Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

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