Washington College

Washington College



Office of Graduate Admissions, 300 Washington Ave.

300 Washington Avenue

Chestertown, MD 21620

United States


1-800-422-1782 Ext.



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.- History

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The master of arts program with concentration in history offers advanced training in American and Europeanhistory, with elective courses available in other social science fields. Courses are structured with special emphasis on those aspects of the subject likely to be useful to teachers of history and social studies in pre-college level institutions. The major has among its aims: (1) to supplement the student's basic stock of factual and bibliographical data; (2) to bring the student abreast of the findings of recent scholarly work; (3) to encourage, by example, effective methods of dealing with controversy in historical interpretation; (4) to strengthen the student's skills in the use of primary materials as sources for reconstruction of the past; and (5) to demonstrate the usefulness of acquiring basic competence in other social science disciplines for broadening the scope and enhancing the sophistication of historical understanding.


Middle States

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 333.00 USD

Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Distant Town

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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