skip to content

Master's in History

The MA in history is designed to meet the needs of students who seek a thorough understanding of history and historiography. 

  • Thesis Option - 30 semester credit hours, including 6 hours credit for the thesis
  • Professional Paper Option - 36 semester credit hours, including 3 credit hours for the professional paper
  • Public History Option - 36 semester credit hours, including 3-6 credit hours of Public History, 3-6 credit hours in an internship and a professional paper.
  • MA Combined History and Government Option - 39 semester credit hours, including 18 additional graduate hours in government

Both theses and professional papers are defended orally before a panel of three faculty members.

For more information contact Dr. Jonathan Olsen jolsen1@twu.edu .

Master's in Government

The MA in government is designed to meet the needs of students who seek a thorough understanding of political science, political theory, and legal studies. 

  • Thesis Option - 30 semester credit hours, including 6 hours credit for the thesis
  • Profession Paper Option - 36 semester credit hours including 3 credit hours for the professional paper
  • Practicum Capstone Option - 36 semester credit hours, including 6 hours of internship with a paper
  • MA Combined History and Government Option - 39 semester credit hours, including 18 additional graduate hours in history

Theses, professional papers and practicum papers are defended orally before a panel of three faculty members.

For more information, contact Dr. Jonathan Olsen jolsen1@twu.edu .

Research Interests

To learn more about the research interests of our students, see their MA Theses and Professional Papers.

Program Highlights

Graduate LuncheonGraduate seminars in history and government are small, student centered and interactive.  Faculty work closely with graduate students, advising on degree plans, career opportunities, and research projects.

How to Apply

Admission Requirements for History and Government MA Program

To assure consideration of your application, a complete application should be submitted at least two months prior to the beginning of the semester that you wish to start.

Forms

page updated 6/30/2016 11:34 AM

Course Rotation (pdf)

Follow TWU History & Government on Facebook

Facebook Icon

Follow History & Government on Twitter

Follow Me on Twitter Button

Master's Degree for Dual-Credit Teachers

Pursue a degree that qualifies you to teach dual credit in both history and government. More about Dual Credit (.pdf)

NEW Practicum Capstone option in Government Master's Program (.pdf)

NEW Public History option in History Master's Program  (.pdf)

H&G Newsletters

Spring 2014 Newsletter(.pdf)

Fall 2013 Newsletter(.pdf)