M.A. in History

Information for Prospective Students

Master of Arts in History

The Saint Mary's History Department has particular strengths in Atlantic Canada and Quebec, East Asia, the Americas, Britain and Europe from the16th through to the 20th century.

Research Areas

  • Public, Community and Applied History
  • Migration and Settlement History
  • History of Culture and Memory


The Benefits of Studying Graduate History at Saint Mary’s

  • The one-year MA Program in History is small and collegial, and is offered to both full and part time students.
  • Enrollments are limited, allowing faculty members to devote time and energy to fostering the research skills of each masters’ student.
  • Generous fellowships are available.
  • Opportunities also exist for working as teaching assistants.

Admission Requirements

Honours bachelor’s degree in History or equivalent 

Application Deadlines and Key Dates

International: February 1

Canadian and Permanent Residents: February 1 (if requesting funding) or May 15 (self-funded)

Program Start Date: September

Minimum time to completion: 1 year

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Program Coordinator

Dr. Nicole Neatby
Office Number: McNally North 222

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Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

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