2017-2018 Graduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog > Programs and Course Descriptions > History > History M.Ed.
30 credits – Thesis program
34 credits – Non-thesis program
Undergraduate prerequisites required:
A bachelor’s degree in history is preferable. Students with fewer than 15 credits in history can be admitted on a conditional basis.
Typical time to finish:
Full-time students can finish in 1 1/2 to 2 years.
1 - 3 credits
Final graduation requirements
Comprehensive examination, thesis, thesis defense
Comprehensive examination, completion of Research Problem
Admissions requirements and deadlines
Graduate College requirements and deadlines; in addition, applicants must have undergraduate major GPA of 3.0 and overall GPA of 2.5. Candidates should also submit a resume or vita.
Graduate assistantships are available through the department. These are awarded based upon merit and achievement to full-time students in the graduate program. Graduate assistants do not teach classes, but complete projects and tasks assigned by professors.
The graduate assistantship is awarded for the first year of full-time study, with the possibility of extension through the first summer. Prospective students should apply for a graduate assistantship at the time of original application to the program, using the application form provided by the Graduate School or apply online.
For more information, contact Professor Martin Wilson at 570-422-3991 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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