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History (MA) - Accelerated Master's Program 
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History -

The Department of History offers an Accelerated Masters, Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy degrees with a major in History, and a certificate in Early Modern Studies. The graduate program emphasizes the development of critical habits and technical skills to foster advanced research, publication and teaching in the field of history, broadly conceived. Coursework nurtures these proficiencies as well as preparing students to deploy a range of theoretical frameworks to analyze materials from the past. Fields of study for students pursuing a degree in History are as follows: Asia (Masters only), Comparative/World History (Masters, PhD minor), Early Europe, Latin America, Middle East (Ph.D. only), Modern Europe, and United States History.

College of Social & Behavioral Sciences  
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Main Campus - Tucson  
Admissions Contact
Adam E Donaldson
Graduate Program Coordinator
Adam E Donaldson
Director of Graduate Studies
David Ortiz
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Annie Prisbrey
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Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements

To apply of the Acelerate Master's program you must be majoring in History, be a Junior, have a 3.5 GPA and have foreign language skills. Apply online during the Spring of your Junior year.  Application includes: Transcripts, 3 Letters of Recommendation (preferably from University faculty), Application Essay, and good news: NO GRE!

Standardized Tests

No Standardized Tests are required.

Financial Aid

The Department of History does not offer financial assistance for the Accelerated Master's program.

Admissions Deadlines

Domestic Applicants:

Spring semester of your Junior Year: March 1st

International Applicants:

Spring semester of your Junior Year: March 1st

International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832

Completion Requirements

Degree Requirements

Fall Semester of Senior Year: Complete undergraduate requirements, History 500 level course (3 credits), *Pass Foreign Language Exam.

Spring Semester of Senior Year: Complete two History 500 level major courses (3 credits each), History 500 level elective course (3 credits), *File Master's Plan of Study.

Fall Semester of AMP: Complete HIST695K (core requirement, 3 credits), HIST695 (elective colloquium, 3 credits), HIST696 (research seminar, 3 credits).

Spring Semester of AMP: HIST696 (research seminar or internship, 3 credits), HIST695 (major course colloquium, 3 credits), HIST695 (elective colloquium, 3 credits), *Final M.A. review with your committee.

Minor Requirements
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