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, whether students plan to continue in academia or pursue other careers. The M.A. in history benefits students going into the fields of education, law, journalism, business, government, public service, and the private sector.

A GRE score is not required for admission. Applicants are encouraged to apply for one of our Graduate Assistantships.

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

Faculty maintain a supportive academic environment that fosters close interaction with students in the program. 

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

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

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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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Find out how we will empower you to meet every challenge head-on.

 

More information about the M.A. in History

 

faculty

Dr. Kelly Houston Jones
Assistant Professor of History
Witherspoon 264
407 West Q Street
Russellville, AR 72801

Phone: (479) 968-0342
Email:
kjones116@atu.edu