Fitchburg State College

Graduate and Continuing Education

History, Teaching History


160 Pearl Street

Fitchburg, MA 01420

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.- History;M.A.- Teaching History

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts (MA) in History is designed for students pursuing careers in historical research, writing, post-secondary level teaching, and for secondary teachers pursuing advanced study in history.  The MA in History offers two tracks, a thesis track and non-thesis track.  The non-thesis track requires successful completion of a comprehensive oral exit examination.

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) History Program combines advanced studies in both history and the teaching of history.  Track A of the MAT is a non-licensure track for teachers already licensed and seeking advanced studies in history and the teaching of hostory.  The MAT professional licensure track (Track B) leads to professional licensure at the secondary level.  The MAT initial licensure track (Track C) leads to initial licensure at the secondary level.




Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 30-36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 270

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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