History AB/History MA

Career and Academic Opportunities

The University of Georgia program in History offers terminal M.A. degrees in American and European history; individualized programs in other geographical areas are also available. Masters degrees in History can lead to jobs in secondary teaching, technology, the public sector, business, publishing, government, the State Department, or higher education administration. MA students at UGA who wish to pursue doctoral degrees also regularly gain admission to other fine programs in History, Historic Preservation, and other disciplines. Other Ph.D. programs that have recently admitted our MA graduates include Princeton, Rutgers, UC-Berkeley, Chicago, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Emory, Harvard, Indiana, Michigan, UNC-Chapel Hill, Northwestern, Pennsylvania, Stanford, Vanderbilt, and Yale.