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McMicken College of Arts & Sciences

Master's Degrees

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The University of Cincinnati offers a small, high quality MA program. We admit between 10 and 15 MA students each year.  Students benefit from the expertise of a renowned and research-active faculty. The program combines the resources of a major urban research university with small classes and individual mentoring. Major and minor fields on the MA include US history, European history, comparative urban history, comparative women and gender, modern China or India, Middle East history, environmental history and public history.


Quick Info

Program Code



2 years

Admission Criteria

Highly competitive


Main Campus


McMicken College of Arts and Sciences


Tracy Teslow
Phone: 513-556-2557

Career Possibilities

Additional career options are listed on the Center for Exploratory Studies website.


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Admission Requirements

Each of the following play an important role in the Admission Committee’s decisions:
• 3 Letters of recommendation
• Personal statement
• Writing sample
• Transcripts
• GRE scores

Application Deadlines

If you would like to submit an electronic application for the MA Program please visit our On-Line Graduate School Application and complete the form. In order to complete the admissions process, you need to visit the MA Program website or contact the program directly for information about application requirements or to inquire about materials that need to be submitted when applying to this program.

The application deadline is January 17.


The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.