History GTA Meeting with Dr. John Herron 2

Graduate Programs

Students in the UMKC History Department’s graduate programs develop an in-depth knowledge of historical scholarship in their areas of interest and master the skills of historical scholarship.

Each student develops a personalized research agenda. They are supported by a community of instructors who are leading scholars in their field.

Master of Arts in History

The Department of History offers two options leading to the Master of Arts degree:

Master of Arts in History
Master of Arts in History with a Public History Emphasis

Doctor of Philosophy in History

The Department of History also offers the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in conjunction with the UMKC School of Graduate Studies. History may be studied as a Primary Discipline or a Co-Discipline.