The Master of Arts in History at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is designed to meet the needs of three types of students: college graduates who wish to increase their background in history as a liberal arts area, teachers who wish to expand their knowledge of history, and students who intend to pursue a Ph.D. in history at another institution but require further preparation before applying.
Each student will work closely with an adviser. The adviser will help the student design a plan that will allow for completion of program requirements as efficiently as possible.
Successful completion of the program will signify that a student:
- has acquired sound factual knowledge of a major field of history and a grasp of the pertinent historical literature.
- has learned to use historical method and to respect evidence.
- has demonstrated proficiency at gathering, analyzing, and presenting material both orally and in writing.
- understands the complexity of human history.
- can make judgements about concrete issues which reflect careful analysis.
- appreciates the people, institutions, events, and ideas that have shaped the world of today.
ADMISSION INFORMATION - Graduate Requirements (M.A.) and Catalog