Master of Arts

Availability: On-Campus | Program Length: 36 Hours

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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

Student and Alumni News and Accomplishments

Current students and graduates from the M.A. in History have a sustained record of accomplishments both as students pursuing their M.A. in History and as graduates pursuing doctoral work or as professionals in varied careers.
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Military History Symposium

The Central Texas Military History Symposium hosts nationally prominent military historians. The Central Texas Military History Symposium at Texas A&M University-Central Texas serves as a local and regional event promoting the study of the history of warfare and its influences on society. The Symposium's main goal is to provide the people of Central Texas and our students with access to the nation's top scholars in military history. Read More

Program Coordinator

Dr. Cadra McDaniel

Associate Professor of History 
Office/Room   HH-204L 

Dr. Cadra McDaniel
Virtual Advisor