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The MA in History

For more than a quarter century, the Department of History at The College at Brockport has offered high quality, rigorous graduate training in history to a diverse student body that includes secondary school teachers; those committed to museum, archival, and records management careers; PhD aspirants; and those seeking a career change from a variety of professions. Their one common feature has been a love of history and a desire to study it intensively.

From this site you can explore every aspect of our program: admissions requirements, faculty expertise, curricular options, course syllabi, the Comprehensive Essay/Examination, the MA thesis and the text of the graduate catalog. You can also learn a little about the history of the College and the MA in History. You might want to click the link entitled "Director" which provides a brief overview of the program and an invitation to contact her for further information.

For general questions, please contact The Graduate School.

Last Updated 2/10/15


Our sincere congratulations to Matty Lynn Kuhar who won the 2016 School of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Undergraduate Award!

Dr. Alison Parker has been invited to be this year's Harriet Jacobs Lecturer at Purdue University. Her talk is entitled Mary Church Terrell, Black Women, and the Rise of the Democratic Party. 

Dr. Nishiyama has been invited to give a talk (title "Kamikaze Technology and Culture for War: Japan and the USA, 1941-2001") at the RIT.

Dr. Alison Parker facilitated significant donation of historical papers to Oberlin College and participates in its celebratory symposium on the life of racial justice advocate Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954).

Congratulations to Dr. Jose R. Torre on winning the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching!


History Forum will host Region 11&12 Meeting of the Association of Public Historians of New York State, on 4/30 (Saturday, from 9am to about 4pm) at McCue Auditorium (LAB104).

History Department Graduation Ceremony will be held in New York Room, Cooper Hall, at 10:30 am, May 14 (Saturday).