Master of Arts in History and Political Thought


Concentrations: History, Political Science, or Both 

Thesis: 30 Semester Credit Hours
Non-Thesis: 33 Semester Credit Hours
Double Concentration: 36 Semester Credit Hours

Program Information:
The program provides students with the research, writing and evaluation skills necessary to further graduate studies and for a variety of advanced careers in history, government and/or education.
Career Opportunities:
Private and Public Schools, Museums, Federal, State and Local Agencies, Libraries, Parks and Historic Sites, Anthropologist, Park Naturalist and Archaeologist.
Program Requirements:

  • Personal statement: Typed, minimum 300-word personal statement that briefly describes your career goals, aspirations, and timetable for completion of your proposed graduate studies 

Program Website:

Degree Plans for curriculum outlines and catalog information. 

Department Contact:
Department of Humanities
5201 University Boulevard
Academic Innovation Center (AIC) 313
Laredo, TX 78041-1900
Phone: 956.326.2470
Fax: 956.326.2459
Email: graduateschool@tamiu.edu

Graduate School Contact:
Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 223
5201 University Boulevard
Laredo, TX 78041-1900
Phone: 956.326.3020
Email: graduateschool@tamiu.edu