Pippa Holloway, Program Director
Rebecca Conard, Director of Public History Program
The History Department offers the Master of Arts in History, Master of Arts in History with a concentration in Public History, and a Ph.D. in Public History as well as graduate certificates in Archival Management, Heritage Studies, Historic Preservation, and Museum Management.
The certificate in Heritage Studies seeks to provide students with the opportunity to pursue advanced study in heritage studies and professional training for graduate students seeking employment in national and state parks, government agencies, and related public and private institutions. This certificate also provides a transitional bridge to the Ph.D. program in Public History.
The certificate of advanced study in Heritage Studies offers an opportunity for students to take relevant graduate courses in recreation and other departments in addition to history. Students will also benefit from the fieldwork and staff associated with the Stones River National Battlefield, Tennessee State Parks, and other national, regional, and state parks.
For the most current information about the program, department policies, and admission standards, please visit the department website at www.mtsu.edu/history.
Please see undergraduate catalog for information regarding undergraduate programs.