MC

Mississippi College

History, M.A.

Masters of Arts in History program is designed to prepare elementary and secondary teachers with a broader and deeper historical understanding and to provide the graduate foundation for students who plan to teach on the community college level or pursue the doctorate in history or related disciplines for university teaching or research purposes.

A minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate work, including 6 hours of thesis, is required.

Plan A Without Class AA Standard Educator License

Requirement Class Name Hours
  History graduate work 24
HIS 6555 Historical Research & Methodology 3
HIS 6563 Thesis I 3
HIS 6564 Thesis II 3
  Candidates for the MA in History must take written and oral comprehensive examinations based upon course work used to satisfy degree requirements. The oral exam will also include a defense of the thesis. If judged unsatisfactory, all or part of the written and/or oral examination may be retaken once in the following semester or summer term.  

Plan B With Class AA Standard Educator License

Requirement Class Name Hours
  Graduate History courses 18
HIS 6555 History Research & Methodology 3
HIS 6563 Thesis I 3
HIS 6564 Thesis II 3
EDU 6504 Research - Methods & Procedures 3
EDU 6536 Curriculum Development 3
  Candidates for the MA in History must take written and oral comprehensive examinations based upon course work used to satisfy degree requirements. The oral exam will also include a defense of the thesis. If judged unsatisfactory, all or part of the written and/or oral examination may be retaken once in the following semester or summer term.