Are you a teacher wanting to advance your career? Or a student who wants to pursue a doctorate in history? Or someone interested in a career in applied history in archives or museums? Eastern Kentucky University’s Master of Arts in History will prepare you for a career in education, historical societies and more – the possibilities are limitless.

Degree Concentrations

Master of Arts

Admissions Requirements

  • GRE scores:  153 Verbal and 4.0 Analytical Writing (GRE waived if overall undergraduate GPA is 2.5 or higher)
  • GPA:  Overall undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or GPA of 2.75 in last 60 semester hours of the baccalaureate program
  • Degree:  Completion of at least a satisfactory undergraduate minor in history or the equivalent


Where are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Morehead State University
  • Michigan State University – Graduate Student
  • Madison North Hopkins High School
  • Rockcastle County High School
  • EKU Department of History
  • EKU Athletic Department

Career Outlook

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Ready to apply?

Visit the EKU Graduate School website to get started.


Master of Arts in History