Master of Arts

Availability: On-Campus | Program Length: 36 Hours

GRE/GMAT Testing Requirements: A&M-Central Texas has waived or deferred GRE/GMAT requirements for Master's programs. Learn more.

a group of students in discussion at a table with books

Program Overview

Whether you are pursuing a career in history or just passionate about the subject, the Master of Arts in History at Texas A&M University-Central Texas provides coursework to prepare you to become a thoughtful scholar of history, an objective and responsible citizen, and a respected professional in a relevant career field. Our diverse training and small class sizes offer personalized interactions with faculty. The degree is available in both thesis and non-thesis options.

As a MA History major, you will benefit from educational experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. Each year, we host the annual Central Texas Military History Symposium, which showcases prominent speakers from the military and the academy. Texas A&M University-Central Texas is also home to the Central Texas Historical Archive, which is housed in a state-of-the-art facility in Heritage Hall. This unique, one-million-page archive includes collections on military, diplomatic, and presidential history of the post-World War II era.

Career Opportunities

  • Secondary education
  • Higher education
  • Law 
  • Government science

Social Media Links

Program Coordinator

Dr. Cadra McDaniel

Assistant Professor of History 
Office/Room   HH-204L 

Dr. Cadra McDaniel