History

Master's Degree  | Russellville Campus | In-Person

The Master of Arts in History program at Arkansas Tech University is designed to provide advanced historical study for students who plan eventually to pursue the doctoral degree in history as well as for those who intend to pursue careers in teaching, law, journalism, business, government, public service, or the private sector.

The program offers primary areas of concentration in Modern European History and United States History. Students must seek a secondary area of concentration in either Modern European History, United States History, World History or Public History.

The graduate faculty members maintain a supportive academic environment that enables them to interact closely with the graduate students.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Internships
  • Make professional presentations
  • Pursuit of scholarly publications

SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

  • How to conduct scholarly research in history
  • Learn professional aspects of the discipline
  • Mastery of history concentration

About This Degree

TUITION

In-State: $292 | Out-of-State: $584

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

CAREER OPTIONS

You could work as a(n):

  • Researcher
  • Analyst
  • Political Advisor
  • College Professor

Alumni of our program work at:

  • US Marshal's Museum in Fort Smith
  • Republican Party of Arkansas
  • Walmart Foundation

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • Law School (external)
  • Ph.D. in History (external)

Point of Pride

Our faculty members have strong teaching and research backgrounds, each holding advanced degrees from noted universities.

 

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