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A master’s degree in history provides excellent preparation for teaching, law school and doctoral study as well as for careers in government or public and private agencies, including museums and archives. And, with Murray State’s graduate program in history, you'll have the opportunity to grow as a historian while pursuing advanced study in American or global history. This degree program also opens the door for teachers to meet Rank II certification in Kentucky public schools.

College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Department of history

Average class size



Main campus

Clubs and Internships

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved with campus activities at Murray State. Why not get started with the History Club or the Phi Alpha Theta historical honor society?

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