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Graduate Program

The BGSU Department of History has a proud and recognized tradition of excellence in graduate studies in history. Our current programs focus on the training of Masters students to meet professional needs in K-12 education, higher education, cultural heritage institutions and other areas.  The Department offers a Certificate in Public History (offered jointly with the American Culture Studies Program), two options of the M.A. in History, three dual M.A. degrees in history/language, and the M.A. in Teaching degree:

  • A small, selective program where students work closely with nationally and internationally known scholars.
  • A stipend of $10,500 (M.A.) for the 2013-14 academic year for those admitted with funding, plus waiver of all tuition and fees and opportunities for summer support.
  • An outstanding placement system and a strong record of placing graduates.
  • Support for student travel to present papers at professional meetings and to conduct research.