48 months
29370 USD/year
29370 USD/year
12606 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The study of History at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) prepares students for a wealth of careers and advanced degree programs. UMBC History Alumni enjoy successful careers in business, government, education, law, public policy, and as entrepreneurs.

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Program Overview

The Department of History at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)  offers an undergraduate major, minor, a minor in Public History and a minor in East Asian History, as well as the Master of Arts in Historical Studies and an Accelerated Bachelors/Masters Program. Graduate students interested in careers in historical sites, government agencies, museums, and other organizations may choose the Public History Track option in the M.A. program.

We encourage active learning and research experiences in the many museums, historical societies and government agencies in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. History majors may compete for Undergraduate Research Awards and publish in the UMBC Review. Graduate students participate in the annual Graduate Student Conference each spring.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Western Civilization up to 1700
  • Western Civilization Since 1700
  • American History to 1877
  • American History, 1877 to the Present
  • East Asian Civilization
  • Global History
  • Historical Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you have or are currently earning your high school/secondary school diploma or equivalent but have not earned college credits at the university level AFTER earning your diploma, you should apply to UMBC as a first-year student.
    • We weigh a number of factors in making admission decisions. In addition to grade point average and standardized test scores, the strength of your curriculum, class rank, and other achievements as well as your essay will be considered. We expect applicants to have completed a strong college preparatory program of study from an accredited high school/secondary school.
    • If you have attended a postsecondary institution, such as a college or university, outside the United States, submit course by course credentials evaluated through one of the following evaluation services. 
    • Documents in languages other than English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29370 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    29370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29370 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12606 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12606 USD per year during 48 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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