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To assure consideration of your application, a complete application should be submitted at least two months prior to the beginning of the semester that you wish to start.

Admission Requiments for MA Programs

Admission Requirements for Department of History and Government

  • An approved application
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale in the last 60 hours of course work 
  • Supporting coursework in history and/or government with a miniumum of twelve hours of upper-level undergraduate or graduate courses
  • A 3 to 5 page written statement about your career goals and professional development as they relate to our graduate program
  • Other supporting information that you deem relevant (optional)
  • Statements of purpose should be emailed as attachments to Lynette Hudson (
  • International students also should consult with the TWU Office of International Education for additional requirements.

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Masters Degree for Dual-Credit Teachers

Pursue a degree that qualifies you to teach dual credit in both history and government. More about Dual Credit (.pdf)

NEW Practicum Capstone option in Government Masters Program (.pdf)

NEW Public History option in History Masters Program  (.pdf)

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