History Students in Seminar 1

Master’s Program Admissions


  • A BA in History or a related field
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Please note that GRE scores are not required.


  • To be considered for financial aid, applications for Fall admission must be received by February 15.
  • All applications must be complete at least six weeks prior to the desired semester of admission.

Application Process:

All UMKC applications for History graduate programs must be submitted online through the UMKC Admissions Office. Early applications are highly encouraged, but applications will be accepted and reviewed continuously.

As part of the online application, all applicants must submit the following:

  • A two-page statement of purpose that explains your academic and professional goals, describes your academic interests, and presents relevant academic and work-related activities.
  • A sample of your academic writing (minimum 15 pages).
  • Three letters of recommendation. Letters should be on official letterhead.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to confirm the receipt of all materials.

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