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Graduate Studies

McKelvie Hall
102 West Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383

Fax: 610-436-2763

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

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  • M.A. History
  • M.Ed. History


  • The Department of History requires a 3.0 GPA in history and a 2.8 overall GPA for admission to its graduate program.
  • A statement of professional goals.
  • A resume.
  • A writing sample of no less than two pages on a historical topic.
  • Two letters of recommendation, preferably academic.

Other Important Information

  • Students interested in graduate studies in history may also take two graduate courses before formal admittance to either graduate program.
  • Applicants who do not meet the above criteria may be admitted on a provisional basis. Students so admitted may then apply for full-degree candidacy upon completion of 12-18 semester hours of applicable course work with at least a 3.0 GPA. In both programs students must pass written comprehensive examinations at or near completion of their course work.

Contact for More Information

Dr. Brenda Gaydosh

History Website
History Catalog