College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of History and Anthropology

History Graduate Degree Program

The Department offers a Master of Arts in History. Graduate students may select either a 30-hour program of courses with a master's thesis or a 36-hour program of courses without a thesis. Those in the 36-hour track must complete at least two research seminars. All applicants must take the GRE.

Butler offers advanced study in the areas of:

  • U.S. History
  • Midwest Regional and Urban Studies
  • European Intellectual, Cultural, and Social History
  • East Asian History
  • Latin American History

Butler offers graduate work in day, limited evening, and summer programs, permitting both fulltime and part-time enrollment.

To discuss the Masters of Arts program in more detail, please contact:
Dr. Elise Edwards
Department of History and Anthropology
Butler University, Jordan Hall 349D
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317)940-9743

To obtain a graduate school application, please contact:
Diane Dubord
Office of Graduate Admissions
Butler University
Robertson Hall
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317) 940-8107

To obtain student loan information, please contact:
Financial Aid
Butler University
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317) 940-8200