The Master of Arts in American History and Government (MAHG) integrates the study of American history with the study of the philosophy and structure of American government. Designed with the content needs of secondary school social studies teachers in mind, the program is open to teachers, community college faculty, history and civic education curriculum professionals, social studies professional development coordinators, library and museum personnel, and others with a personal, scholarly, or professional interest in American history and government. Each course in the program is built around the reading and discussion of original historical documents. With a combination of summer and online study, motivated students can complete the degree in two years.
- The American Revolution
- The American Founding
- Sectionalism and Civil War
- The Progressive Era
- The Rise of Modern America
- Great American Texts
English Language Requirements
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:6.5
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
Minimum required score:550
The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).
Minimum required score:79
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).