Program Introduction

The University of Nebraska at Kearney's History Department offers undergraduate degrees in History and History and Social Science Education along with a Public History minor. Undergraduate students can pursue courses such as Digital History, Community History & Preservation, Museums and Archives, etc. UNK also has a Master of Arts in history program that can be completed entirely online, or through both online and on-campus courses. Students in the History MA program have the option of specializing in Public History with courses such as Public History Administration, Museum and Historic Site Interpretation, National Parks, History & Memory, Digital History, etc. Internships are encouraged for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Degrees Offered

  • B.A. in History
  • B.A. in History with a Certificate or Concentration in Public History
  • M.A. in History
  • Other
  • Public History Minor

Program Strengths

  • Digital Media
  • Editing
  • Film/Video
  • Historic Preservation
  • Historical Administration
  • Local/Community History
  • Material Culture
  • Museum Studies
  • Oral History
  • Public Policy
  • Publishing

Credit Hour Requirements

36 hours

Financial Aid Available

UNK's Office of Financial Aid offers a variety of financial aid options, which can be viewed at http://www.unk.edu/offices/financial_aid/index.php.

Deadline To Apply

History MA Program (Summer: March 15; Fall: June 15; Spring: October 15)

Credit Hour Requirements

120 hours

Financial Aid Available

UNK's Office of Financial Aid offers a variety of financial aid options, which can be viewed at http://www.unk.edu/offices/financial_aid/index.php.

Credit Hour Requirements

120 hours

Financial Aid Available

UNK's Office of Financial Aid offers a variety of financial aid options, which can be viewed at http://www.unk.edu/offices/financial_aid/index.php.

Credit Hour Requirements

120 hours

Financial Aid Available

UNK's Office of Financial Aid offers a variety of financial aid options, which can be viewed at http://www.unk.edu/offices/financial_aid/index.php.