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Graduate History Program

Master of Arts in History

​For generations, the Providence College Master of Arts in History program has produced alumni who have taken a sweeping knowledge of the issues and events that have defined the ages and put it into practice — in classrooms, courtrooms, and conference rooms.

Whether your goal is to get a promotion or preparation for doctoral studies, our affordable and flexible master’s program is led by expert faculty members who lead diverse course offerings in small class settings.

Graduate History Summer 2019 Course Offerings

Graduate Program Summer 2019 Course Offerings

Who are our typical students?

No matter their educational or professional backgrounds, our students are enthusiastic about studying history and understanding its importance to the present and future. They care deeply about reading, writing, and discussing momentous times and events with like minded students and faculty who are devoted to the humanities.

Graduate History AlumniWho are our alumni?

Our alumni have gone onto careers in academia, law, business, and several other fields. Below are a few of our noteworthy alumni.

  • Lawrence Celani ’14G was accepted into the Ph.D. program in history at the University of Missouri.
  • Erik Chaput ’04G completed his first book, The People’s Martyr: Thomas Wilson Dorr and His 1842 Rhode Island Rebellion. It was published by University Press of Kansas.
  • Josh Karten ’09G, along with his team from Proclamation Ale, were in a recently featured story, “A Beer Lover’s Guide: Proclamation Ale,” in Rhode Island Monthly.
  • Dr. Michael Lescault ’88G has been appointed as the headmaster of St. Paul’s Choir School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Scott Molloy ’72G continues to serve as a distinguished professor of the Schmidt Labor Research Center at the University of Rhode Island.