Apply and Register Now for Fall 2023 American History MA Courses

Graduates of the MA in American History at the 2023 CommencementThe Gettysburg College–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History allows K–12 educators, National Park Service rangers, and public history professionals to pursue a master’s degree from anywhere in the world.

Registration is now open for Fall 2023 courses

Fall 2023 Courses

  • The Lives of the Enslaved with Daina Ramey Berry, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Warfare in Early America, 1585–1840 with Timothy Shannon, Gettysburg College (NEW COURSE)
  • The American Enlightenment: Intellectual History to 1787 with Caroline Winterer, Stanford University
  • LGBTQ+ History of the US: 1800 to the Present with Stephen Vider, Cornell University (NEW COURSE)
  • American Immigration History with Madeline Hsu, University of Texas at Austin
  • The Kennedy Era with Barbara Perry, University of Virginia

Interested in applying to the program? Begin your application here and please email if you have any questions.

Watch the video below to learn how completing this MA in American History has shaped the lives of educators from across the country.

See photographs from and read about our graduation ceremony at Gettysburg College in July.