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Master of Arts in History

Available at the Milledgeville Campus and Macon Center.

The mission of the master of arts in history with a concentration in public history is to assist students in developing advanced skills in research, writing, and critical thinking on historical issues and to provide them an expertise for careers in public history.    

The mission of the master of arts in history with a concentration in U.S., Europe, and World fields is to develop advanced skills in research and writing and in critical thinking on historical issues that would prepare students for many professional fields, and to specifically prepare students for a professional career in history or for further study at the doctoral level.

Click "Graduate Programs" in column to the left for more information on the areas of study.

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Contact Information

Dr. Stephen Auerbach

Graduate Admissions

Graduate Coordinator for MA in History Program Georgia College
History and Geography Campus Box 107
Georgia College
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Campus Box 47 478-445-6289
Milledgeville, GA 31061 (fax) 478-445-1336

Application Deadlines
April 15 - Fall Semester
Nov 15 - Spring Semester
April 1 - Maymester
April 1 - Summer Semester

Graduate Assistantship Deadline
April 15 for Fall Semester. Students may Apply Online

Application for Admission 
Students may Apply Online or Apply by Mail

Hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a major in history.
A person with a major in another field but with substantial work in history may be admitted.

Have an undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Give reasonable assurance of ability to satisfy the foreign language requirement.

One official copy of all transcripts from undergraduate and graduate institutions should be submitted to the Graduate Admissions Office at the time of application or at least eight weeks prior to the start of classes.

Standardized Tests
History requires the GRE (general test only) for admission. To be granted regular admission, the applicant must score a minimum of 153 on the verbal, 142 on the quantitative, and 4 on the analytical writing portions of the examination. Applicants who fail to meet one of the requirements for regular admission may be granted provisional status.

Letters of Recommendation
Submit at least two letters of recommendation from undergraduate professors or other references able to comment on the applicant's writing ability and potential for successful graduate study. The letters should be submitted to the Graduate Admissions Office (letters may be mailed or faxed).

Health Forms
Students are required to submit immunization records. The Certificate of Immunization (pdf) requires a physician's signature.

See the complete list of programs.

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