Four Easy Steps to Apply for the MA in American History by May 18 Deadline

The Gettysburg College–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History is a fully online, fully accredited, 30-credit degree program. Following the completion of ten 3-credit courses, students are awarded a master’s degree in American history from Gettysburg College.

The application deadline for Summer 2023 courses is May 18.

Applying to the Gettysburg College–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History is a quick and easy process. All K-12 teachers are eligible.

All you need are

  • A short letter of one to two pages explaining why you are applying to this program
  • An up-to-date resume
  • Transcripts: Unofficial transcripts first and then official transcripts for accepted teachers*
  • A Gilder Lehrman Letter of Affiliation (confirming GLI Affiliate network status) easily accessed in the application. 

Start your application process now and be on your way to achieving your MA in American History!

*Unofficial transcripts come from the student. Official transcripts are delivered via a transcript service that partners with universities. Students can be conditionally admitted with unofficial transcripts, allowing them to register for courses. They will get credit for those courses upon submitting official transcripts.