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History Certificate of Graduate Study

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Program Information

The Rowan Experience
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The Certificate of Graduate Study (COGS) in History offers an opportunity to study history on a graduate level for professional or personal development. The courses will familiarize students with relevant primary and scholarly sources as well as up to date historical interpretations and methodologies in the field.

Curriculum
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The History Certificate of Graduate Study program requires the completion of 15 semester hours (five courses). The following courses make up the History Certificate of Graduate Study program.

  • 5 Courses / 15 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: Yes
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 9 S.H.
HIST 05511 Colloquium In American History I 3
HIST 05522 Colloquium In European History I 3
HIST 05531 Colloquium In Global History I 3
Elective Courses: 6 S.H.

Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or will indicate any missing items.

  • Completed Application Form
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume
  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Students without an undergraduate degree in history are required to take HIST 05506, Research and Methods in History, unless they receive an exemption from the graduate advisor based on submitted written work and/or a personal interview. Students are permitted to complete this course within the program.
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