Edgar W. Francis IV, Graduate Coordinator
Room 463, Collins Classroom Center
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You may earn a Master of Science in Teaching in History or in History with a concentration in the Social Sciences. You may also earn a Master of Science in Education-General degree with a History concentration. In these programs you study specific historical periods or topics, acquire new information, learn the latest interpretations, and evaluate the latest methods of teaching the subject.
Admission to the Program - History Graduate
Minimum requirements for admission to MST program are:
- Application to Graduate Study.
- An undergraduate major in history or social sciences.
- A 2.75 cumulative GPA in your undergraduate work.
- A 3.00 GPA in your undergraduate major.
- If you do NOT meet all these criteria, you may appeal to the History Department Graduate Committee for acceptance on probation.
- Complete a Program of Study form in consultation with your adviser, during the first semester you are in the graduate program.
Admission to Candidacy for History Graduate Program
After you have completed 12-15 credits of graduate work, have an evaluation meeting with your adviser. At that meeting, discuss your program, progress, and potential for success in completing your degree.
Resources for History Graduate Program
In the government publications division of the Learning Resources Center you will find a rich collection of public documents on international and national as well as state and local topics. As an Area Research Center, the LRC collects U.S. government publications and Wisconsin government publications. It also has a growing collection of public documents and private papers. With these materials, you may research such areas as 20th century diplomatic and military history, English history, 18th and 19th century United States history, and American Indian history.