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Students pursuing an M.A. in the History Department work closely with GW's internationally recognized faculty in a broad range of specialties, including modern America, early modern Europe, and imperial and colonial studies. The M.A. program not only prepares students for PhD work, but also for a broad range of careers, from teaching high school students to government work to historical research in the private sector. Our M.A. graduates have gone on to have successful and prolific careers.
The following requirements must be fulfilled:
The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.
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The program consists of a minimum of 36 credits of
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A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in history, or with substantial history coursework of high academic quality.
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