Master of Arts - History

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The Department of History at the University of Central Arkansas is proud to offer a rigorous comprehensive Master’s program that is consistently ranked as one of the best in the nation. Our seminar-based curriculum provides venues for expanding content knowledge, introducing historiography, and practicing research methods in courses designed to produce original research.

We pride ourselves in training students to be scholars and teachers at all levels of education and for careers beyond academia. Our students have matriculated to PhD programs such as the University of Chicago and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. They have launched, or continued, fulfilling careers at the Clinton Presidential Center, the Old State House Museum, and in various public and charter schools.

Whether you have just earned your BA or have been teaching or working for years, our MA program can help you achieve your goals.

Please explore our site to learn what our program has to offer. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Dr. Michael Rosenow, the Coordinator of Graduate Studies, by email ( or by phone (501) 450-5623.