Master's Degrees


What is History?

The University of Cincinnati offers a small, high quality MA program. Between 0 and 15 MA students are admitted 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.

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. Please reference 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.

Quick Facts

Master of Arts Degree in History

Full-Time Program Duration

2 Years


Uptown Campus West


320 B -McMicken Hall
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0373
Phone: (513) 556-2196
Sigrun Haude