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Master of Arts in History


Program Director: Dr. Pippa Holloway
Peck Hall 239
615-904-8149
pippa.holloway@mtsu.edu
Graduate Analyst: Glenda Vandygrift
615-898-5494
glenda.vandygrift@mtsu.edu

The History Department offers the Master of Arts with a major in History, Master of Arts with a concentration in Public History, and a Ph.D. in Public History.

Application deadline for the M.A.: March 15 for Fall admission; October 15 for Spring admission. The History Department does not consider graduate students for Summer admission.

Admission Requirements:

  1. submit application with the appropriate application fee (online at www.mtsu.edu/graduate/apply.php);
  2. submit official scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE);
  3. submit official transcripts of all previous college work;  If the transcripts are issued from an international (non-US) institution, a course-by course analysis is required. Original non-US transcripts should be submitted directly to the evaluation service. (Click here for more information on non-US transcripts.)
  4. submit letter of intent, explaining why applicant wishes to pursue graduate education in History and why applicant wishes to pursue those studies at MTSU;
  5. submit writing sample (preferably a lengthy research paper that demonstrates writing and research skills);
  6. submit three letters of recommendation from professors or professionals that address the applicant’s potential to successfully complete an M.A. program in History.
Submit Application Materials to:

College of Graduate Studies
MTSU Box 42
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Test Codes for Middle Tennessee State University:
GMAT ACTG - 6ZR-KJ-63
INFS - 6ZR-KJ-37
MBA (Full-time) - 6ZR-KJ-25
MBA (Part-time) - 6ZR-KJ-52
GRE 1466
MAT 1751
Praxis 1466
TOEFL 1466