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History: Master of Arts

Savannah and coastal Georgia offer an ideal setting for graduate study in history. Internationally famous for the beauty of its parks, squares and architecture, Savannah and its environments are full of opportunities for research in social, political, religious, military, agricultural, industrial and maritime history. With the nation’s largest National Historic Landmark District, as well as acclaimed museums, archives and research centers, Savannah is a living laboratory awaiting those interested in history.

Programs 

Armstrong offers several options for the study of History at the graduate level: Master of Arts in History with a concentration in Public History, American History, or World History, and a Graduate Certificate in Public History.

Career Opportunities 

Graduate study in History prepares students for careers in museums, archives, education, nonprofit organizations, government or business. Several alumni have gone on to doctoral study.

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Allison Scardino Belzer on Nov. 10

(November 1, 2017) – In "Women in Uniform One Hundred Years Later: Rethinking World War One in Italy," Belzer chronicles the monumental transition of Italian women from hidden members of society to public representatives of Italian patriotism. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin on Sept. 1

(August 16, 2017)–Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin, “What is the Cost to Nature to Sustain an Increasing Population?” Dr. Lin will explore the effects of agricultural intensification on U.S. farmland and how restructured government policies can minimize unintended environmental impacts. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Felicity Turner on March 24

(March 17, 2017) – Armstrong will host a free lecture by Dr. Felicity Turner, an assistant professor of history. In “The Madness of Mary Telfair,” Turner will examine how gendered assumptions informed late 19th-century medical and legal understandings of madness and insanity. This event is open to the public.

Read More Armstrong To Host Discussion with “Mercy Street” Actor William Mark McCullough and Dr. Felicity Turner on Feb. 23

(February 21, 2017) – In “Presenting the Civil War: Women, Medicine and Hollywood on ‘Mercy Street’,” the two will discuss PBS Civil War drama, “Mercy Street,” produced by Ridley Scott. This event is free and open to the public.

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