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The Department of History & Philosophy at Austin Peay offers two options for pursuing a Master of Arts degree in History; a non-thesis option requiring 30 hours and a thesis option requiring 36 hours for completion. Both options require the student choose guided electives from a primary and secondary field. The student must choose from the three options for their fields: Military History, U.S. History or World History.

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  • Advancement in teaching
  • Government
  • Teacher at community college
  • Military Jobs that might require a higher degree