The U.S. and world track within the history graduate program blends courses in U.S. history with courses on the history of various global areas. This track provides you with a broad background in U.S. foreign relations and the interdependent nature of history.
The U.S. and world track within the Master of Arts in History degree is a 30-hour program that requires the completion of the history core and the additional requirements of the specified track. While students may be able to complete this track online, they should be aware that the History Department only offers a limited number of online classes. Students interested in completing the degree solely online should speak to the graduate advisor about scheduling and course availability.
Additional hours of graduate credit in history to include a minimum of 18 hours at the 700-level and consist in total of a minimum of 30; and, with the consent of the candidate’s advisory committee, a maximum of 9 hours of the elective hours of graduate credit may be taken in related disciplines which can be at Missouri State or transfer.
In-service teachers may take the secondary education sub-track, which includes nine hours of coursework in education-related topics. This sub-track may be taken in conjunction with any of the tracks within the Master of Arts in History program. It is designed to supplement your history courses and enhance your development as an educator.
The following courses are included within the sub-track:
The sub-track consists of 9 hours of the 30 hour minimum requirements for completion of the MA in History.