• Constitution Day is celebrated annually through the American Democracy Project
  • Students had the opportunity to "Meet John Adams" at Walker Library
  • Visiting lecturers open the world to MTSU students
  • History Club members participate in the College of Business
    Quiz Bowl

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Mailing Address
Department of History
Middle Tennessee State University
Box 23
1301 E. Main Street 
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Main Office
Peck Hall 223

Department Chair
James Beeby  

Undergraduate Program
(615) 898-2631

Graduate Program
(615) 898-5798

All Other Inquiries
(615) 898-2631

Read. Write. Think. Do.

student In the MTSU history department you'll find a community dedicated to good teaching, rigorous scholarship, and community service, a classroom environment that encourages critical thinking and original research, and a multitude of opportunities for hands-on experience in the study of history.

We are a history department with a strong emphasis on public history. We offer four undergraduate degrees, the B.A. in History, the B.A. in History with teacher licensure, the B.S. in History, and the B.S. in History with teacher licensure. We offer three graduate degrees, the M.A. in History, the M.A. in History with emphasis in Public History, and the Ph.D. in Public History.

We have over 400 undergraduate majors, more than 100 graduate students, many students from other disciplines pursuing the minor in history or one of the interdisciplinary minors housed in the department, and, every semester, hundreds of non-majors enrolled in history surveys to meet the general education requirement.

If you know you want to study public history, go straight to the department's Public History Page.