Graduate History Degrees & Programs
Through values of careful and thorough research, knowledge expressed in evidence-based arguments, critical thinking, empathy in approaching human difference, and clarity and creativity in self-expression, the UCCS Department of History leads students to a deeper understanding of the complex global world we live in while strengthening students' professional abilities in many areas.
Through the MA program, History graduate students learn to write professional academic research papers with well-evidenced arguments grounded in historiography and theory. Through coursework and practicums with tenured or tenure-track faculty, MA students take three sequences tailored to their interests.
Our graduates have been admitted to prestigious doctoral programs around the world, run historical organizations, head historical institutions and museums, and engage in related professional work.