Master's Degree in History (Thesis or Non-thesis)

The master's degree in History allows flexibility to choose whether you want to pursue a thesis, non-thesis or education track.

Delve into topics related to biblical backgrounds, historiography, American history, Medieval history, religion in america, military history and more.

15% Grant Offer: New master's students in ministry, education or history who enroll Spring 2018 qualify for a 15% grant. The grant awards $750 per semester, renewable over the life of your degree.

Full support

Get access to full campus support and resources. Students can take advantage of the Career Center for job training and assistance, the Wellness Center for fitness classes and facilities, the Counseling Center and more.

Individual attention

Our class sizes are small. We create an atmosphere where you have 1-on-1 interactions with faculty who invest in your performance and well-being.

Affordability & value

SAGU students graduate with 20% less debt on average than other private universities. Our Financial Aid team is your team to help secure grants, scholarships and other financial resources to help ease your mind.

Sticker price vs. your cost

When choosing a college, it is important to realize the difference between the sticker price and your net costs after scholarships and grants. SAGU offers a net price calculator to help you identify financial opportunities to reduce your college costs.

Christian faith

Everything we do springs from a Christian world view. SAGU creates an environment that strengthens your faith and your mind, integrating faith and learning.

Accreditation

You can be confident that your SAGU degree is recognized.

SAGU holds accreditations with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. We also hold a number of prestigious program accreditations.

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Careers in history or social studies

History and social studies are versatile fields. History majors may choose a career in a diverse range of industries:

  • Archaeologist
  • Archivist
  • Author
  • Broadcast journalist
  • Civil service administrator
  • Documentary editor
  • Heritage manager
  • Historic buildings inspector or conservation officer
  • Film consultant
  • Information officer
  • Journalist
  • Librarian
  • Museum education officer
  • Museum or gallery curator
  • Museum or gallery exhibitions officer
  • Paralegal or legal assistant
  • Politician
  • Public relations manager
  • Research assistant
  • Teacher or professor
  • Writer or editor

Competition for jobs in the pure field of history is high. But, history majors find a variety of careers in government agencies, museums, archives, historical societies, research organizations, nonprofits, and consulting.

U.S. Department of Labor Statistics

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