Examine the past and build the writing and critical thinking skills you need to contribute to an increasingly global world.
In a volatile world, the study of history is more timely than ever. With an M.A. in History from UND, you’ll examine the past from diverse perspectives and prepare to launch an exciting career as a historian.
- Program type:
- Master's Degree
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 2 years (thesis option) or 2 to 2.5 years (non-thesis option)
- Credit hours:
- 30 (thesis option) or 35 (non-thesis option)
Why earn a master's in history?
Master's in History at UND
Interact with renowned historians through UND's history-related speaker series.
Work closely with faculty members whose research interests span periods of American, Ancient, European, and African history.
Engage with history through a regional archive with collections of national significance.
Present your work at on-campus workshops and national conferences.
Enhance your professional skills at 60+ free workshops offered through the UND School of Graduate Studies. Our goal is to provide you with the workforce skills and job search strategies to succeed.
Gain a competitive edge in the workforce through our Accelerate to Industry (A2i)™ program. This workforce readiness program provides immersive job training experiences for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.
What can I do with a master's in history?
Master's in History Courses
Leaders in History
History graduate student Nichole Kenney compares contrasting political opinion graphics of the past and present.