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Social Sciences Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs


Master of Arts

The MA degree in History is designed for history students with a wide variety of interests, including those intending to continue on for Ph.D. work in history; secondary education teachers interested in graduate work concentrating on history, political science, or geography; and those interested in a career in public history. Other students also may find the program suitable, depending on their individual aspirations.

History, Social Sciences Education Concentration

Master of Arts, Concentration

The graduate History program offers both thesis & non-thesis options, is offered both online and on-campus, and offers a concentration in Social Sciences Education.

Public History

Certificate Program

This graduate certificate gives you the needed skills to work in museums, at interpretive centers, or similar institutions. It features hands-on field experience as well as traditional coursework and requires on-campus study at Emporia.


Certificate Program

The Graduate Certificate in History is designed for teachers teaching dual-enrollment courses at the high school level, needing 18 graduate hours in the discipline as per Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirements. This is offered online.