Accelerated Bachelors/Masters Program
History majors considering going on to an M.A. degree in historical studies may apply to enter the accelerated B.A./M.A. program offered by the department. Students should apply late in their sophomore or in their junior year in order to begin the program during their senior year. For further information contact the Department of History. Students need to complete the BA/MA form and make an appointment with the Department of History Graduate Program Director.
To apply, you must be a History major, have completed HIST 201 “Introduction to the Study of History,” and have earned a minimum of 60 undergraduate credits. At least 15 of these must have been earned at UMBC and no less than 9 credits need to be in 300 or 400 level history courses. You must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 overall and 3.5 in history. You will also need two letters of recommendation from UMBC history professors, recommending you to the program. Talk to your advisor if you are interested in this opportunity!