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MA in History

The Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences at The University of Memphis is proud to offer the online Master of Arts in History. The degree requires a total of 33 credit hours (11 courses). University of Memphis graduate faculty in History are recognized at the highest levels of the profession for their innovative methodology, exhaustive research, and insightful writing. We offer a wide of array of online courses on various areas and periods in American history, and continue to add courses that focus on other regions including the Middle East and Africa. Use your degree to prepare for a profession, enhance your teaching credentials, or to satisfy your own love of history.

All courses used to fulfill the requirements for this degree program must be online courses. Not all courses and not all fields of study listed in our graduate catalog are available online. Up to 12 credit hours earned at another university may be applied to the degree. For more information about our graduate program and online MA, see the graduate section of the History Department home page at: Out-of-state students may qualify for in-state tuition. Click here to find out more.

Dr James M. Blythe is the Graduate Coordinator. For any matters relating to the graduate program in History, send e-mail to, telephone 901.678.3381, send a fax to 901.678.2720, or visit his office in 141 Mitchell.

To check on routine administrative matters, such as whether materials you sent to the department have arrived, to ask about forms, deadlines, and other such questions, get in touch with the graduate secretary, Karen Jackett, at or at 901.678.1366.

Dr Stephen K. Stein directs the online programs. Amanda Lee Savage is the Online Program Advisor. For general information about the online program, send e-mail to, telephone 901.678.1677, or visit her office in 213-B Mitchell.

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