• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
The History program of the Southeast Missouri State University will increase your knowledge of history and develop your research, organizational, and written and oral communication skills. It also prepares students for advanced study in areas or careers such as history, law, or other related fields that could lead to careers in history, law, business or other related professions.
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The faculty of the History program of the Southeast Missouri State University support the development of individual interests, through research and independent projects. They are well-prepared instructors and active scholars, encouraging students to explore history beyond the classroom. Professors have teaching and publication experience in a variety of fields, including United States history, Modern Europe, Latin America, Medieval history, the Middle East, and historic preservation. Many have national or international reputations, teaching awards, and recognitions from the university and broader community. Classes average 20 to 30 students, which allows for individual attention on research projects and experiential activities.

What You'll Do

  • Master the methods of effective historical research and communication.
  • Learn to read, critically evaluate and interpret primary and secondary historical sources.
  • Understand and formulate historical arguments and interpretation.

Internships & Career Opportunities

  • Government
  • Politics
  • Law
  • Museums

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historiography
  • Senior Seminar in History
  • American History

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Submit your Online application
  • Pay the $40 application fee
  • Passport
  • Academic transcripts
  • Affidavit of Financial Support and Proof of finances
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Standardized test scores (ACT, SAT, etc.) for scholarship consideration (Optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 225 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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