The Department of History offers a Graduate Certificate in Maritime History. The certificate program is open to current MA candidates, students already possessing an MA in History, or other graduate students who seek to complete the certificate alone. Current MA candidates should apply to the Graduate Program Director for permission to pursue the course of study for the certificate. Students already possessing an MA in History or graduate students who seek to pursue the certificate should contact the Graduate Program Director in the Department of History to be advised on admissions and applications procedures.
The Graduate Certificate in Maritime History offers perspectives of the history of maritime developments throughout the centuries. Topics covered include oceanic and naval history, history of the use of marine resources, maritime environmental history, and other topics like the history of maritime trade and technology and the transatlantic slave trade. The Graduate Certificate in Maritime History is designed for those who want to supplement their studies with a maritime focus. It offers students an introduction to maritime history and its global dynamics.