Degrees Offered

  • M.A. in History

Program Strengths

  • Digital Media
  • Historical Administration
  • Local/Community History
  • Material Culture
  • Museum Studies
  • Oral History
  • Publishing

Credit Hour Requirements

30

How Many Students are Admitted Annually

MA5

Financial Aid Available

Fellowships; Degree Completion Awards; Assistantships (research & teaching) Endowed awards; internships Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

Deadline To Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

Internship Requirements

Internships arranged by faculty member and student; 3 credit hours; unpaid, part of required course work.

Places Where Students Have Interned During the Past 3 Years

  • Library Company of Philadelphia
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Historical Society of Pennsylvania
  • National Archives (Philadelphia)
  • National Constitution Center
  • New York Academy of Medicine
  • Roebling Museum

Job Placement Assistance

Individual counseling.

Employers Who Have Hired Graduates from this Program within the Past Five Years

  • Wells Fargo Museum (Philadelphia)
  • Chester County Historical Society
  • Fire Museum of Maryland
  • East State Penitentiary
  • Alice Paul Institute
  • American Philosophical Society
  • Chemical Heritage Foundation
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities
  • Valley Forge National Historic Park