History M.A.

Choose from a Variety of Degree Options

Historical studies invite you to explore diverse perspectives as you hone skills in research, analysis and problem-solving.

In addition to standard coursework, History M.A. students collaborate with the program faculty to select one of three options for completing their degree:

  1. Master's Thesis
  2. Master's Project
  3. Written and Oral Comprehensive Examinations

More information about these options and detailed degree requirements can be found in the UHCL Graduate Catalog.

Deepen Your Knowledge of the Past and Advance Your Career

Pursuing a Master of Arts in History is an excellent way to acquire in-depth and specialized knowledge of the periods, topics and developments that interest you most. Intimate graduate seminars teach you how to read and analyze historical scholarship and primary resources, while also honing your oral and written communication skills. Our graduate History program is ideal for teachers looking to enrich their disciplinary expertise and individuals pursuing careers in higher education. The Master of Arts in History also provides valuable training for careers in museum studies, archival work, the law and many other fields.
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Degree Requirements

This degree has a specific set of courses you’ll need to complete before you can graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn more about the classes that will help you complete the requirements of this degree. 


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Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Spring 2018

    New Degree Seeking - December 1
    Priority* - January 4
    Final* and Session Start - January 16

  • Summer 2018

    New Degree Seeking - May 1 (Some programs may not apply)

  • Fall 2018

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 13
    Final* and Session Start - August 27

*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.


  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester


Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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History M.A. Faculty

Neal T. Dugre
Neal Dugre

Neal Dugre

Assistant Professor of History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3358
Email: Dugre@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508.11

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Barbara Hales
Barbara Hales

Barbara Hales

Associate Professor of History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3411
Email: hales@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1508

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Daniel Haworth
Daniel Haworth

Daniel S. Haworth

Associate Professor of History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3322
Email: haworth@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508

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Adam Hodges
Adam Hodges

Adam Hodges

Associate Professor of History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3395
Email: hodgesaj@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508-25

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Angela Howard
Angela Howard

Angela Howard

Professor of History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3369
Email: howarda@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2121.03

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Cengiz Sisman
Cengiz Sisman

Cengiz Sisman

Assistant Professor of History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3472
Email: sisman@uhcl.edu
Office: A1307

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Jonathon Zophy
Jonathan Zophy

Jonathan W. Zophy

Professor of History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3370
Email: zophy@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2121.05

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