Department of History Graduate Programs

RIC History student Aisha Pierre at RIC State House

The Department of History offers three advanced degrees. The M.A. in history is designed for those who are seeking to expand their knowledge and critical skills in specialized fields of historical study or who may be teaching professionals who wish to gain continuing education credits and enhance their professional opportunities. The C.G.S. in historical studies and in public history are programs designed to broaden your historical knowledge and to train you in the practical application, scope, methodologies and procedures of these disciplines.

close up of ancient Egyptian sculpture

Historical Studies C.G.S.