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Department of History


East Tennessee State University / Department of History is located in Johnson City, TN, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional



Application Fee - Domestic
Application Fee - International
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st January 29th No
Spring deadline November 1st September 29th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in history, minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation, minimum of 27 credit hours of study in history
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships


Focus of faculty research: Post-World War II German occupation, biographies of Eleanor Copenhaver Anderson and Harry M. Candill, the Miss America Pageant, encyclopedia of colonialism, the new Georgia campaign in the Pacific war
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 70672
119 Rogers-Stout Hall
Johnson City, TN  37614
United States
Contact Dr. William Douglas Burgess Jr.
Phone: 423-439-6691
Fax: 423-439-5373