Your graduate experience begins with an ideal location--minutes from the world-renowned Research Triangle, adjacent to other major universities, archives, museums, historic sites, and parks. History graduate students conduct research alongside our award-winning faculty and engage in the world around them in local, county and state institutions, through the online Graduate Journal of History, which publishes research from the NC State Graduate Student History Conference, and the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies.
With more than 25 full-time faculty members who cover a range of historical interests, our programs allow you to enjoy small, seminar-style classes and close relationships with faculty mentors and advisors.
M.A. in History
The History M.A. program includes a total of 30 credit hours with 6 credit hours in core courses, 12 credit hours in a major field, 6 credit hours in a minor field, and 6 credit hours in thesis work.
M.A. in Public History
The Public History M.A. program includes 36 credit hours of course work with half the hours in historical studies and the rest in applied history classes, including an internship and innovative courses in museum studies and heritage studies.
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