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Southeast Missouri State University

Department of History

Cape Girardeau, MO

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Southeast Missouri State University

Overview

Southeast Missouri State University / Department of History is located in Cape Girardeau, MO.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) History
(Certificate) Heritage interpretation
Master of Arts (MA) Public history Historic preservation
Master of Arts (MA) Public history Heritage education
(Certificate) Historic preservation

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis or comprehensive exams plus a capstone project/paper (for history); thesis or internship plus advanced project in applied history and comprehensive exams (for public history)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
12
Accepted
10
Enrolled
100%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
40
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline November 21st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75; 24 semester hours of undergraduate credit in history; letter of intent indicating how past experiences have prepared the candidate for graduate study and what the candidate expects to achieve through graduate study; two letters of recommendation; academic or professional writing sample
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75; letter of intent indicating how past experiences have prepared the candidate for graduate study and what the candidate expects to achieve through graduate study; two letters of recommendation; academic or professional writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 30
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
53%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
46%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.85%
Black or African American 7.69%
White or Caucasian 88%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Medieval Europe; modern Europe including Britain, Germany, France, Russia, and Spain; colonial and nineteenth-century America; twentieth-century America and American West; public history and medieval Europe; modern Europe including Britain, Germany, France, Russia, and Spain; colonial and nineteenth-century America; twentieth-century America and American West; public history and historic preservation; Latin America
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO  63701-4799
United States
Contact Dr. Toni Alexander
Chairperson/Professor of History
Email: talexander@semo.edu
Phone: 573-651-2179
Fax: 573-651-5114