B.A. in History/M.A. in History (joint degree)

College of Mount Saint Vincent (B.A.) – St. John’s University (M.A.) Alliance for Graduate Study

An alliance between the College of Mount Saint Vincent and St. John’s University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences permits motivated History majors who achieve an impressive record of performance to earn an M.A. in History from St. John’s University in an accelerated fashion.

Admission Requirements for History Majors

  • GPA of 3.5 or higher in all CMSV courses in History
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in all CMSV courses
  • 12 credits completed in History

History majors apply for this program at the end of their sophomore year and then take one graduate course in each semester of their junior and senior years, for a total of 12 graduate credits. These credits are applied to their B.A. degree in History at the College of Mount Saint Vincent and to their Master of Arts degree at St. John’s University.

Grades are not transferred from Saint John’s University to the College of Mount Saint Vincent, only credits. During the year following graduation from the College of Mount Saint Vincent, History majors complete all remaining requirements for the M.A. in History at St. John’s University.